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Proftpd process not closing down?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Wallaby, Oct 15, 2005.

  1. Wallaby

    Wallaby Well-Known Member

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    We are seeing some issues with FTP sessions (using proftpd) which do not close when the user has disconnected. Looking in top the process is still running, for ages and ages afterwards, and each one is shown to be using up to 45% of the CPU.

    It appears that the process is not closing down/terminating as it should.

    Anyone else seen this? Any ideas?

    (BTW, because of the fair number of negative comments about pureftp, and the lack of any concrete info on whether there ever really was/is a security issue in proftpd, we elected to stay with proftpd, and wish to continue with it. So pls don't just say "change to pureftp". Tks!)
     
  2. AndyReed

    AndyReed Well-Known Member
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    Try the following commands and hope will work:
    /scripts/rebuildproftpd

    /scripts/restartsrv_proftpd
    or
    /scripts/restartsrv_ftpserver
     
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    Murtaza_t Well-Known Member

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    Try switching to pure-ftp as proftp has been buggy since ever.
     
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  4. Wallaby

    Wallaby Well-Known Member

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    If anyone else comes across this... It seems that

    /scripts/ftpup --force

    to force a reinstallation of proftpd has done the trick.
     
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