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Not able to login in ftp through shell

  • Posted July 4, 2013

Hi, after installing vsftpd on centos, I am not able to login with my root username and pwd.=error msg->“530 permission denied Login failed”.

How do I add user to multiple domain names for ftp. And how do I make the default home directory to var/www/<domainname.com>

Thanks for help in advance

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<p>“<strong>Make sure the port is set to 22.</strong>”</p> <br> <br><p>From a security point of view, the consensus seems to be that it’s best to manually change the SSH port (22) to something else (i.e., a random port no.). <u>See</u> <a href=“https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/initial-server-setup-with-ubuntu-12-04”>Initial Server Setup with Ubuntu 12.04</a></p>

Make sure the port is set to 22. Check this answer about changing your home directory.

Logging into FTP using root is very dangerous - vpsftpd might not allow it… Create a new user and login using that.