When connecting to vsftpd server through ftp, "500 OOPS: cannot change directory" error is displayed

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Issue

  • When connecting to vsftpd through ftp, "500 OOPS: cannot change directory" error is displayed to ftp client.
# ftp localhost
Connected to 127.0.01.
220 (vsFTPd 2.0.5)
530 Please login with USER and PASS.
530 Please login with USER and PASS.
KERBEROS_V4 rejected as an authentication type
Name (0:root): user1
331 Please specify the password.
Password:
500 OOPS: cannot change directory:/home/user1
Login failed.
421 Service not available, remote server has closed connection

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • vsftpd

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