Proftpd Error 530 on ubuntu: Incorrect login

Posted May 11, 2015 3.8k views
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I have installed proftpd on ubuntu and created a user but I am unable to login via filezilla as i get the above error, inspite of changing the password severally.

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Can you try to login using sftp protocol and not ftp?
Please make sure that your user in /etc/passwd has /bin/bash at the end of the line (that is the command shell line)