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How can i add a FTP account?

April 28, 2015 3.5k views
Linux Commands

Hi there,

i am using VSFTPD and i can't figur out how to add user i found somany things on the internet but i still can't login using Notepad++,filezilla??? please help i tried: useradd -m web -s /var/www -g ftpaccess

username sepost to be: web
and i know the password because i set it using passwd

When i login with SFTP:

[SFTP] Host key accepted
[SFTP] Password authentication denied.
[SFTP] Unable to authenticate
Unable to connect

And with normal FTP:

-> Quit  
220 (vsFTPd 3.0.2)
-> USER web  
331 Please specify the password.
530 Login incorrect.
Unable to connect

i can only log-in with the root account in FTP using SFTP please help

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  • Can you share your VSFTPD configuration so we can see if there is an issue there?

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