Bug 123624 - Daemon expects /etc/vsftpd.conf, rpm installs /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf
Daemon expects /etc/vsftpd.conf, rpm installs /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: vsftpd (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-05-19 14:32 EDT by Peter Burkholder
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:45 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: 1.2.1-5
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Last Closed: 2004-05-24 17:41:02 EDT
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Description Peter Burkholder 2004-05-19 14:32:54 EDT
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Description of problem:
vsftpd on start up looks for /etc/vsftpd:

$strace /usr/sbin/vsftpd
stat64("/etc/vsftpd.conf", 0x8001a008)  = -1 ENOENT (No such file or 

rpm installed /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf:
$ rpm -ql vsftpd

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.rpm --erase vsftpd
2.up2date -i vsftpd
3./usr/sbin/vsftpd # throws error
4.ln -s /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf /etc/vsftpd.conf
5. /usr/sbin/vsftpd # works

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-05-24 17:41:02 EDT
This is fixed in FC2, and will be in future RHEL releases. The
initscript does work for invoking vsftpd.

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