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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

pam-list file refused user root for service vsftpd

If you are connecting ftp with the user root on vsftpd, you may get this error.In ftp root is to disable for a security reason.

ERROR:
vsftpd: pam_listfile(vsftpd:auth): Refused user root for service vsftpd

Solution:
vim /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf
userlist_deny=YES

change to

userlist_deny=NO
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