How to Solve the VSFTPD 500 OOPS Error

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In this video, we demonstrate how to solve the error: 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot().

Commands used:
usermod -s /sbin/nologin testuser
chmod a-w /home/testuser
systemctl restart vsftpd

echo ‘allow_writeable_chroot=YES’ >> /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf
systemctl restart vsftpd

The related article for this article can be found here: https://www.liquidweb.com/kb/error-500-oops-vsftpd-refusing-to-run-with-writable-root-inside-chroot-solved/

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Video by: Justin Palmer


Duration: 00:01:13
Publisher: Liquid Web
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