CHMOD values are strange when I upload via FTP (vsftpd).

  • Posted on April 24, 2014
  • yannickAsked by yannick

Hi all.

I’ve enabled vsftpd and can now connect to my /home folder without a problem. I can delete, add and modify files. My problem is, that the default CHMOD values for new files is -rw-------

So nginx cannot read the files (unless I chmod it to 0644. But I can’t do that for every files, it’s insane.

Any idea why this is happening? At first, I thought it had to do with the umask, but it’s set properly to 022.


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Because if a user then uploads something, he needs to chmod every time. <br>

Why don’t you do “chmod -R 644 folder”? This will do every file in that folder

Solved my own issue, :) <br> <br>in vsftpd.conf, I’ve uncommented the line: <br> <br>local_umask=022 <br> <br>And it works. But let me know if it’s incorrect to do so. <br> <br>Thanks!