vsftpd Error 553 – Could not create file

Have you come across a situation when FTP transfers won’t work even when you are correctly logged in to vsFTP server (on a CentOS box)?Как укладывать брусчатку

Well the situation could be described as:

Well first thing is to check for directory permissions that they allow files to be created. If all seems in order, it may be that SELinux is in action and not allowing the transfer.

Try the following command – this will allow user home directories to receive files.

You could even temporarily disable SELinux just to find out if this is the cause of FTP failing to transfer files.

In Fedora Core and RedHat Enterprise, edit /etc/selinux/config and change the SELINUX line to SELINUX=disabled:

and then reboot the system.



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  1. Alexander said:

    Apr 25, 13 at 3:55 pm


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