[Nottingham] ProFTPD

Graeme Fowler graeme at graemef.net
Thu Sep 21 16:02:05 BST 2006


On 21/09/2006 14:08, Johan Boshoff wrote:
> I just installed ProFTPD and can't get it to understand my Authenticaion 
> method.  As soo as I want to FTP to my server, an error comes up stating 
> 500 AUTH not understood.

What do your system and/or ProFTPd logs say?

> I tried everything and don't know how to fix.  I changed the 
> AuthPAMConfig to ftp and passwd (both set up under /etc/pam.d) and still 
> no luck.

See http://www.proftpd.org/docs/directives/configuration_full.html


Is the AuthPAM directive set to "on"? By default the answer is "yes", 
but it's worth checking.


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