[Nottingham] ProFTPD

Graeme Fowler graeme at graemef.net
Thu Sep 21 16:10:05 BST 2006

On 21/09/2006 16:01, Graeme Fowler wrote:
> 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.

Ah, hang on a moment.

AUTH is not a valid FTP command. If you're doing this raw, with a telnet 
session to port 21, you need "USER [username]" followed by "PASS 
[password]" as two separate commands.

If you're using an FTP client, it looks broken to me!


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