Error : 500 OOPS: connot change directory:/home/broexperts

Details : You may face this error while you are trying to access your Linux “vsftpd” server. its actually related to “SELinux“.


SELinux preventing to access the user’s directory from ftp session.

Solution : Enable the related SELinux boolean.

Step-1 Load the list of available SELinux booleans which are related to ‘vsftp”.

getsebool -a | grep ftp

Step-2 Home dir boolean should be in ‘on’ state “ftp_home_dir off”.

setsebool -P ftp_home_dir on

That’s it .!!

Any Question ? post in comments.

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