[BlueOnyx:10735] Re: proftp problems - FIXED?

Richard Morgan richard at morgan-web.co.uk
Wed Jun 6 05:03:48 PET 2012


Indeed fixed.

I had a test server working and my live server was failing... this fixed it. 
I also added the line on the working server which kept working (as 
expected).

Thanks

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steffan" <general at ziggo.nl>
To: "'BlueOnyx General Mailing List'" <blueonyx at mail.blueonyx.it>
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 9:19 AM
Subject: [BlueOnyx:10734] Re: proftp problems - FIXED?


> Hey, that fixed it for me to
>
>
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: blueonyx-bounces at mail.blueonyx.it
> [mailto:blueonyx-bounces at mail.blueonyx.it] Namens Greg Kuhnert
> Verzonden: dinsdag 5 juni 2012 12:11
> Aan: BlueOnyx General Mailing List
> Onderwerp: [BlueOnyx:10727] proftp problems - FIXED?
>
> Hi Team.
>
> I've been looking at the proftpd problems that have been recently
> reported, and I have some good news. I've tested, and I believe I have a
> fix. This is actually I think a bug that has been around for a very long
> time back to the BlueQuartz days. The weird thing is that this problem
> was not happening uniformly on all servers.... and it used to "come and
> go" after different updates.
>
> Here's what I found in the log files....
>
> Jun  5 10:00:01 node1 xinetd[24021]: START: ftp pid=3620 from=127.0.0.1
> Jun  5 10:00:01 node1 proftpd[3620]: warning: "ProFTPD" address/port
> (203.26.211.121:21) already in use by "ProFTPD server"
> Jun  5 10:00:01 node1 xinetd[24021]: EXIT: ftp signal=11 pid=3620
> duration=0(sec)
>
> Before testing, I validated that nothing was using port 21 except for
> xinetd. If I retry another FTP straight after the initial failure, it
> works perfectly.
>
> I did some digging, and found a command line option in the proftpd man
> page that looked interesting...
>
>        -N,--nocollision
>                    Disables address/port collision checking.
>
> I threw this into /etc/xinetd.d/proftpd and everything started working.
> Below is a copy of my file...
>
> I would appreciate it if a few of you could test this to verify it is
> indeed the smoking gun!
>
> Regards,
> Greg.
>
> =======
>
> # default: off
> # $Id: proftpd-xinetd,v 1.2 2002/06/10 15:35:47 dude Exp $
> # description: The ProFTPD FTP server serves FTP connections. It uses \
> #       normal, unencrypted usernames and passwords for authentication.
> service ftp
> {
>         socket_type             = stream
>         wait                    = no
>         user                    = root
>         server                  = /usr/sbin/in.proftpd
>         server_args             = --nocollision
>         log_on_success          += DURATION
>         log_on_failure          += USERID
>         nice                    = 10
>         disable                 = no
>         instances = 80
> }
>
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