If you want to backup your saved sessions from WinSCP, that is easy enough, as long as the computer is still in a working state, you can use the backup and restore feature from within the software. But what if the computer doesn’t boot or you swapped the drive into a different machine? So long as you can still access the drive and have access to that user’s registry file, you can easily extract the data you need. Continue reading “WinSCP – Import/Export Your Saved Sessions List and Settings from a Computer that is Offline”
Linux – How to Backup or Restore a Disk Image from an FTP Server
- From the bash prompt, log into the FTP server with your username and password.
- Change into the preferred directory with the “cd” command.
- If doing a restore, issue the “dir” command to list the directory’s contents to find the correct filename of the disk image you want to restore. Continue reading “Linux – How to Backup or Restore a Disk Image from an FTP Server”
Fixing 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot ()
The latest upgrade on Ubuntu 12.04 updates vsftpd to version 2.3.5 and they have made a change that requires the chroot directory to no longer be writable which produces this error when trying to connect. They have made an option called allow_writeable_chroot=YES in the latest build that had to be backported to use this functionality.
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