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pure-ftpd failes to start

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by k4l4sh, Jun 30, 2006.

  1. k4l4sh

    k4l4sh Registered

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    Attempting to restart ftpserver
    Waiting for ftpserver to restart.... . . . . . . . . . . finished.

    ftpserver status


    ftpserver has failed, please contact the sysadmin.

    Installed Ftp Server
    pure-ftpd


    Hi folks
    I get this message when trying to restart the pure-ftpd service, is there a kwown solution or a page to troubleshoot?

    thanks
     
  2. Echelon17

    Echelon17 Well-Known Member

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    Check your /var/log/messages.xxx files for exact details as to why it won't start.
     
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    Try restarting the service from the shell and check the errors if any:
    Code:
    /etc/init.d/pure-ftpd restart
    
     
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    or you can do switch to proftpd and then back to pureftpd in whm. that should do the trick
     
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