VestaCP – FTP 530 Login Incorrect

If you are using VestaCP and facing this problem, can try the following fix.

Check the FTP user path in /etc/passwd using this command

cat /etc/passwd

check the highlighted
vestausr_ftpusr:x:1009:1009::/home/vestausr/web/domain.com/public_html:/sbin/nologin

then check whether the path in /etc/shells

cat /etc/shells

If it’s wasn’t in there, then edit the /etc/shells

nano /etc/shells

add this line

/sbin/nologin

save the file and it should work fine.

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