Why can't my newly created "ftpuser" connect via Filezilla to server?
I wanted a secure way to manage the /var/www/ folder. My regular user can’t upload to the /var/www/ folder without using root user account via Filezilla. I normally log in using an ssh key which works fine.
I then followed this guide to create a ftpuser with a password that would manage the /var/www/ folder and also be it’s home directory. It was meant to connect to Filezilla but when i try to connect i get the error:
Error: FATAL ERROR: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey)
Error: Could not connect to server
I got up to the finalizing stage.
The only way I can access the ftpuser is via the terminal, where I need to do
su - ftpuser and prompt to enter password. uid=1001(ftpuser) gid=33(www-data) groups=33(www-data)
What am I missing?