31st August 2005, 21:12
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Originally Posted by ProTrooper
I have installed proftpd but I don't quite know how to successfully log on. I can connect anonymously but not using a user I created. Using all default settings this is how it’s setup:
Added user: webadmin
Modified /etc/passwd: webadmin:x:500:500::/var/www/html:/bin/false
Added to /etc/proftpd.conf:
chown webadmin /var/www/html
This is all it says in /log/messages:
FTP session opened.
PAM(webadmin): Authentication failure.
FTP session closed.
I know it is probably something simple I am forgetting. Any ideas?
Maybe this thread contains the solution: