[Please help] Ftp overwrite 550 error

October 4, 2013 5.8k views
I know shouldn't waste your time but i can't find anyway to fix my problem :( When i try to overwrite file, it returns 550 error ( 550 configuration.php: Permission denied ). This is my /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf file : Please help me. I'm so dispointing
6 Answers
Sorry i forgot link : http://pastebin.com/embed.php?i=KtB6XJLN
1.) Make sure you're using SFTP and not FTP; and

2.) Make sure the user that you log in as has write privileges on the folder you're trying to upload to.
Thank you for your reply. Infact, i can upload a new file ( with a big file, it will return 451 error ), delete or something like that : upload a new file and then overwrite that one. i mean i can not overwrite a file if that one didn't uploaded by ftp.
Now i have to download a file to local, change it, remove his clone on server then upload.
"Chown - R user:user file" was used.
"Chmod -R 777 file" was used.
What FTP client are you using?
my FTP : FireFTP, a Firefox's Addons. @Pablo : But i don't think FTP Client is the reason
You really should use SFTP, as opposed to FTP (it's A LOT more secure). I'm able to overwrite files via SFTP w/FileZilla w/no problem.

If you want to stick with your current set-up, check out lines 29-30 of the config file you shared. What user are you using when you log into your droplet?
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