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Old 10-22-2013
FTPD ls problem on Sol10

Hey guys,

i'm pretty sure this is simple enough so i'll go quick. I must be missing something but can't pinpoint it.

NOTE: Yes, i should be using proftpd but the architect team is a pain in the butt and it is not possible right now.

Sol10 FTP server (zoned) MS vista ftp client.

Login is good. Path is good has he sees his home at /

normal ftp user
ftpuser1:x:204:209:FST FTP:/home/ftpuser1/ftp:/bin/false

restricted-uid  *

ftp> cd transfer
250 CWD command successful.

ftp> ls
200 PORT command successful.
550 *: No such file or directory.

ftp> dir
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
total 0
226 Transfer complete.
ftp : 9 octets rešus en 0,00 secondes Ó 9000,00 Ko/s.

ftp> ls -al
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
total 6
drwxr-xr-x   2 ftpuser1 toto          2 Oct 21 11:54 .
drwxr-xr-x   6 ftpuser1 toto         11 Oct 21 15:17 ..
226 Transfer complete.
ftp : 124 octets rešus en 0,00 secondes Ó 124000,00 Ko/s.

ftp> ls -l
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
total 0
226 Transfer complete.
ftp : 9 octets rešus en 0,00 secondes Ó 9,00 Ko/s.
ftp> quit

Permission on dir:
ls -ald transfer
drwxr-xr-x   2 ftpuser1 toto          2 Oct 21 11:54 transfer

Now i know ls is from binairy and dir, ls -al and ls -l are from /bin/ls But why would a simple ls give an error like that? Could it be a bug with the ftpd from Oracle/Solaris?

Could it be normal behavior on empty directories (yes the dir is empty).

I do not have the error with filezilla but since its a process app that is doing the ftp right now this doesn't work.

If anybody has a clue i would appreciate the help.



Last edited by maverick72; 10-23-2013 at 04:56 AM..
# 2  
Old 10-31-2013
Apparently there is code in there somewhere (client?) that turns ls into 'ls *', so the empty dir allows no valid file name from globbing the *. Does it work for 'ls transfer' before the 'cd transfer'?

Have the MS Vista try access via URL ftp://user:password@host/ in IE, any browser or any Windows Explorer window. They might like it better!

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