proftpd - refusing connections?


I installed wordpress using the following directions:

I got all the way though and am now trying to login by FTP. I completed the FTP install section as given and am now getting the following message when I try to login:

Connection refused

I tried with various clients, including ftp through my mac (terminal) - same response.

One thing I did do was install memcached - not sure whether that’s related in any way.

I also restarted the server.

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Is ProFTPd running? <br> <br><pre>service proftpd start <br>netstat -plutn | grep :21</pre>

Got a similar problem here and figured it out this way :

Check in your /var/log/proftpd/proftpd.log.1 or /var/log/proftpd/proftpd.log If you’ve got this message : ProFTPD killed (signal 15) You have the same problem… ProFTPD seems to fail restart on log rotate (I got no explaination on this).

Fix is here or here

Hope it’ll help.

@amkause: What’s the output of this command? <br> <br><pre>proftpd --configtest</pre>