Why does vsftpd daemon return "500 OOPS: setuid"

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  • Why does vsftpd daemon return 500 OOPS: setuid?
[root@server1]# ftp my_srv01
Connected to my_srv01 (
220 (vsFTPd 2.2.2)
Name (my_srv01:root): user1
331 Please specify the password.
500 OOPS: setuid
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  • vsftpd

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