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Permission Denied

Created by dave. Last edited by dave, 8 years and 51 days ago. Viewed 2,376 times. #1
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Problem

I have a server running vsftpd, and I have this problem:

[root@server ~]# ncftp -u username localhost
NcFTP 3.2.4 (May 16, 2010) by Mike Gleason (>>http://www.NcFTP.com/contact/).
Connecting to 127.0.0.1…
Welcome to this FTP server.
Permission denied.
Sleeping 20 seconds...

Solution

In my case I had trailing spaces after the username in the userlist file. (The userlist file was generated in a hurry while porting from a different service.)

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