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How to setup vsftpd FTP with SSL on Ubuntu 12.04

This tutorial teaches you, how to setup vsftpd server on Linux based dedicated Web server. The tutorial also teaches you how to add the ftp users and lock the directory to individual users(In this scenario,lock the users into their individual web directory).

In Ubuntu 12.04, vsftpd with chrooted users gives the following error message:

500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot ()

To overcome this problem, we need to add the following vsftpd PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thefrontiergroup/vsftpd

Updates the local repository (package list):

sudo apt-get update

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Backup MySQL DBs to a remote FTP Server

In this short tutorial, we’ll learn that how can we take the backup of MySQL database(s) and send it to the remote ftp server automatically. Click on this link to signup for your free account at DrivHQ : drivehq.com Free Account (You can use any other free ftp service and also recommend us).

In order to send the compressed DB backup to the remote ftp server, we need to make sure that gzip and ncftp are installed on our server. Use this command to install these packages:

sudo apt-get install ncftp gzip

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