k4l4sh

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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
 

Echelon17

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May 21, 2006
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Check your /var/log/messages.xxx files for exact details as to why it won't start.
 

avijit

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Jul 26, 2004
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Try restarting the service from the shell and check the errors if any:
Code:
/etc/init.d/pure-ftpd restart
 

katmai

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Mar 13, 2006
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or you can do switch to proftpd and then back to pureftpd in whm. that should do the trick