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Anonymous FTP Error...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by v-rod, Feb 28, 2003.

  1. v-rod

    v-rod Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    I am getting the following error while trying to upload files to the "incoming" directory. The files do not exsist in th edirectory.

    "553 anonymous users may not overwrite existing files"


    Thank you for your time!
    v-rod
     
  2. WebHostPro

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    Same problem???
     
  3. parhelic

    parhelic Well-Known Member

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    *bump*

    same problem here. Anyone have any ideas?
     
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    NNNils Well-Known Member

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    I only know that anonymous only works with dedicated IP...
     
  5. parhelic

    parhelic Well-Known Member

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    Yep, the site has its own dedicated IP address.
     
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    Jontxu40 Well-Known Member

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    proftpd.conf

    See /etc/proftpd.conf , specially betwen directives :

    <Anonymous>
    ...
    </Anonymous>

    by example, for incoming directory

    <Directory incoming>
    <Limit STOR>
    AllowAll
    </Limit>
    <Limit WRITE READ>
    DenyAll
    </Limit>
    </Directory>


    See also http://proftpd.org/docs/directives/linked/by-name.html
     
  7. techark

    techark Well-Known Member

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    Link in cpanel under manage anonymous ftp.

    Go to your cpanel and click on Manage Anonymous FTP then you will find a link
    Allow anonymous upload to ftp://ftp.domain.com/incoming/tr>

    Put a check in the box and it works.
     
    #7 techark, Apr 2, 2003
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2003
  8. parhelic

    parhelic Well-Known Member

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    Thanks techark

    I enabled that option, but I'm still getting the same error when attempting to uploading anything to incoming/

    553 Anonymous users may not overwrite existing files

    This server is running pure-ftpd however, but my /etc/pure-ftpd.conf looks to be configured correctly for anonymous users.

    Anyone else having this problem? :(
     
  9. Skysaber

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    Yes, this is a little ridiculous

    Anon FTP is something that shouldn't be so difficult. Has anybody ever gotten this to work???
     
  10. parhelic

    parhelic Well-Known Member

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    I've never found the solution either :mad:
     
  11. manlius.com

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    http://proftpd.linux.co.uk/localsite/Userguide/linked/x541.html
     
  12. parhelic

    parhelic Well-Known Member

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    Not sure exactly how that relates to the error:

    553 anonymous users may not overwrite existing files
     
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