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Plesk Services on an Amazon Lightsail Instance - How to Open Access ?


This article covers how to allow access to Plesk Services on an Amazon Lightsail Instance. By default, on Plesk instances on Amazon Lightsail all outgoing connections are allowed, and all incoming connections are blocked. Exceptions are made for connections to ports listed below.

Service name and Ports used by the service:

  • SSH (secure shell) server: TCP 22
  • Web server: TCP 80, TCP 443, TCP 8443, and TCP 8447
  • DNS: TCP 53 and UDP 53

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Passive FTP Mode on a Plesk Amazon EC2 Instance – How to configure ?


This article covers the process of Configuring the Passive FTP Mode on an Amazon EC2 Instance. In fact, Whenever a new Plesk instance is deployed from an AWS Marketplace AMI, Amazon EC2 automatically generates and assigns a security group to the instance. This security group contains preconfigured firewall rules necessary for Plesk to operate, including a rule allowing connections to the passive FTP port range.

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SolusVM 'Cannot change to source directory' error


This article covers how to fix SolusVM 'Cannot change to source directory' error which happens when the FTP destination directory is wrong in AutoFTP backup settings. It can also be caused  as a result of Permissions / ownership of /usr/local/solusvm/tmp/ directory on source and target servers are incorrect.

To fix SolusVM not accessible: No such file or directory error, Set correct ownership and permissions:

$ chown solusvm:solusvm /usr/local/solusvm/tmp/ && chmod 755 /usr/local/solusvm/tmp/

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Passive FTP Mode on a Plesk Google Cloud Instance


This article covers how to configure Passive FTP Mode on a Plesk Google Cloud Instance. In fact, If your Plesk server only allows active FTP connections, customers may find it difficult or impossible to connect to the server via FTP. We recommend enabling passive FTP.

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FTP permission denied errors on Google Cloud - Fix it Now ?


This article covers methods to fix Permission denied errors.  Basically, with chmod 777, we should be able to avoid Permission denied errors when uploading files via FTP. 

In Linux OS system every file or folder belong to some user and groups. This type of system is there for better security. Unauthorized users and groups can not modify or ever read  a file or directory. Only the ROOT user have the privilege to access any file or folder in the systems,  other user cannot access root user’s files or folders. But root user can access any other users file or folders.


If you are seeing this error below,

Error /...  : open for write:permission denied
Error File transfer failed

It means that you don't have a proper permission to modify or upload that files.

To fix this issue, Upload and move files to desire location and change file or directory(folder) permission, you can easily fix you permission denied problem.

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Error – Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base - Fix it Now ?


This article covers methods to resolve Error – Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base. 

To get rid of these error messages and make it possible to update OP5 Monitor you need to change your Centos Base repos in /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo as follows:

#mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=$releasever&arch=$basearch&repo=os&infra=$infra
baseurl=http://vault.centos.org/centos/$releasever/os/$basearch/

Comment out all mirrorlist lines, remove the comment from baseurl and change it to "vault.centos.org". 

This way yum will stop complaining and you will be able to use the OP5 repos.

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503 bad sequence of commands - Fix it now ?


This article covers methods to fix the email error, "503 bad sequence of commands" which happens as a result of a number of reasons.

To resolve SMTP response: 503 Bad sequence of commands, consider the following and also read the complete guide here.
The IP that should be 10.0.0.0 - whatever that is, look at that box, this is where the problem is likely to be.
Your internal domain is domain.com or domain.net etc.
You may also add a test email account and check if it works as expected. If this works, then this could be an issue with the email account or with the service provider.

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JFTP Bad response error in Joomla - Best Method to resolve


This article covers how to fix JFTP bad response error in Joomla for our customers.
When trying to install new extensions in Joomla, some users might come across some errors indicating a “Bad Response”, where the extensions are not successfully installed.

These errors include:

-JFTP::mkdir: Bad response
-JFTP::chmod: Bad response
-JFTP::store: Bad response

To fix this error, You could try to change the chmod permission to 777 (755 the default chmod) of your configuration.php file, and also the corresponding directory recursively.
To do this, modify the configuration.php file.
Simply search for the FTP settings within this file and input the FTP login details in the following fields:
public $ftp_host = '';
public $ftp_port = ’21’;
public $ftp_user = ”;
public $ftp_pass = ”;
public $ftp_root = ”;
public $ftp_enable = ‘1’;

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500 oops vsftpd refusing to run with writable root inside chroot - Fix it now


This article covers fixes to '500 oops vsftpd refusing to run with writable root inside chroot()' error which occurs while connecting to vsftpd if it is a newly installed vsftpd or if it is upgraded. 


To fix this error, you need to upgrade your Server by adding the jessie repository to my Debian installation and upgrade it so:

echo "deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian jessie main contrib non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list

aptitude update

aptitude upgrade vsftpd

echo "allow_writeable_chroot=YES" >> /etc/vsftpd.conf

service vsftpd restart


Also, add the value:

seccomp_sandbox=NO

to the configuration and restart the service with service vsftpd restart:

Then "allow_writeable_chroot=YES" 

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Server sent passive reply with unroutable address


This article will guide you on ways to resolve #Server sent passive reply with unroutable address which occurs due to bad server settings or when an FTP client is behind #NAT. 

#FileZilla has updated their FTP #client, and FTP over TLS is now used by default. This results in clients being unable to connect to their server from the outside network.

Make sure that you properly set up for FTP over TLS/SSL, explicit and passive ports are allowed on the #firewall and set on Serv-U:

i. Go to the Serv-U settings at: Global Limits & Settings > Settings - Network Settings.

ii. Ensure the Auto-configure firewall through UPnP checkbox is not checked.

iii. Ensure the Packet time-out is set to 300 seconds.

iv. Set #PASV Port Range is 50,000-50,009, and port forward these ports to your router.

This configures the file transfer traffic to be routed through the router and directly to Serv-U through “Port Forwarding”.


If, after this, you are still unable to connect, try disabling the "Block FTP_Bounce and FXP" option - this has been known to cause issues for some clients. To do this, follow the steps below:

1. Navigate to Global > Limits and Settings  > #FTP Settings.

2. Select Global Properties. (If this is not available, first select Use Custom Settings to gain access to it).

3. On the Advanced Options tab, make sure "Block FTP_Bounce and FXP" is unchecked (which it is by default).

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curl 9 Server denied you to change to the given directory


This article will guide you on steps to fix curl 9 Server denied you to change to the given directory. This #curl #error occurs when we are denied access to the resource given in the URL.

Curl is a #command line tool and library which implements protocols like #HTTP, #HTTPS, FTP and so on. Curl also supports HTTPS protocol which is secure version of the HTTP.

curl is a widely used because of its ability to be flexible and complete complex tasks. For example, you can use curl for things like user authentication, HTTP post, #SSL connections, proxy support, FTP uploads, and more! You can also do simple things with curl, such as #download web pages and web images.

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Pure-ftpd 530 login authentication failed error on Directadmin


This article will guide you how to resolve Pure-ftpd 530 login #authentication failed #error on #DirectAdmin which occurs as a result of incorrect ownership of pureftp.passwd file or password #database corruption.

While trying to connect to your FTP server hosted by #IIS, you may run into “530 User cannot log in, home directory inaccessible” error. This error occurs whether you are using anonymous access or basic authentication. A sample connection log from an FTP #client: 530 User cannot log in, home directory inaccessible.

To Install Pure-FTPd on Ubuntu 20.04 :

1. Create Atlantic.Net Cloud Server. First, log in to your Atlantic.Net Cloud Server. 

2. #Install Pure FTPd. 

3. Create #FTP User. 

4. Create a Self-signed SSL/TLS certificate. 

5. Configure Pure FTPd to use SSL/TLS. 

6. Connect FTP Server from Client.

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Download multiple files simultaneously using cURL


This article will guide you on the process to #download multiple files using curl utility. Curl allows downloading files simultaneously from a remote system.

The curl tool lets us fetch a given #URL from the command-line. Sometimes we want to save a web file to our own computer. Other times we might pipe it directly into another program. Either way, #curl has us covered.

This is the basic usage of curl:

curl http://some.url --output some.file

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Different methods to Upload files using command line


How to use different methods such as Rsync, Scp, and  SFTP to upload files to the server.

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How to install and set up ProFTPD on Ubuntu


The whole process of Installing ProFTPD on Ubuntu and setting up its environment.

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Solve 534 policy requires SSL server error


534 policy requires SSL server connection error triggers when you want to connect to the file manager of a website via an ftp client.

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