What is SSH?

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SSH, or secure shell, is a network protocol used for secure network communications and remote command execution. Common use cases for SSH include: controlling computers remotely and securing network services. A great example of securing other services is the SFTP protocol which uses SSH to securely connect to a server and FTP to transfer the files. Continue reading “What is SSH?”

Uploading Files to Cloud Sites Using FTP

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  • Basic knowledge of FTP client usage is recommended.
  • These instructions assume you already have an FTP client installed on your computer.
  • A Liquid Web account with the Cloud Sites product will be necessary to follow along.

Upload site files to Cloud Sites via FTP

You may have heard of FTP—File Transfer Protocol. FTP moves files from your local computer to your website. However, FTP is not a secure file transfer method. Malicious attacks often target FTP.
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How To Create Additional FTP Accounts in cPanel

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This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen. Let’s learn how to set up additional FTP accounts.

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  1. Click the “FTP Accounts” icon.cpanel-paperlantern-17-ftp--02
  2. To create a new FTP account, enter a new login and password.cpanel-paperlantern-17-ftp--03
  3. Then click “Create FTP Account”.cpanel-paperlantern-17-ftp--04
  4. That’s it! The new FTP account has been created.cpanel-paperlantern-17-ftp--05
  5. You can then change the FTP account’s password, quota, or delete the account.cpanel-paperlantern-17-ftp--06

 

How to Install and Configure vsftpd on Ubuntu 15.04

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FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is likely the most well-known method of uploading files to a server; a wide array of FTP servers, such as vsftpd, and clients exist for every platform.

Pre-Flight Check

  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing the vsfptd on Ubuntu 15.04.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed Ubuntu 15.04 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Install and Configure VSFTPD on Fedora 22

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FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is probably the most popular method of uploading files to a server; a wide array of FTP servers, such as vsftpd, and clients exist for every platform.

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing the vsfptd on Fedora 22.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 22 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Install ProFTPD on Fedora 21

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Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 21 has reached its end-of-life support.

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is probably the most popular method of uploading files to a server; a wide array of FTP servers, such as ProFTPD, and clients exist for every platform.

Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing the ProFTPD on Fedora 21.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Install and Configure vsftpd on Fedora 21

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FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is probably the most popular method of uploading files to a server; a wide array of FTP servers, such as vsftpd, and clients exist for every platform.

Pre-Flight Check

  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing the vsfptd on Fedora 21.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Install ProFTPD on Fedora 20

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Note:
Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 20 has reached its end-of-life support.

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is probably the most popular method of uploading files to a server; a wide array of FTP servers, such as ProFTPD, and clients exist for every platform.

Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing the ProFTPD on Fedora 20.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Install and Configure VSFTPD on Fedora 20

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FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is probably the most popular method of uploading files to a server; a wide array of FTP servers, such as vsftpd, and clients exist for every platform.

Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing the vsfptd on Fedora 20.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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VSFTP Error: 500 [SOLVED]

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for solving the error: 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot().
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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