VSFTPD cap_set_proc and dead but subsys locked errors

#1: 500 OOPS: cap_set_proc error

After successful user login vsftpd will display an error:
$ ftp ftpserver.xyz.com

Connected to ftpserver.xyz.com.

220 (vsFTPd 2.0.5)

Name (localhost:alex): alex

331 Please specify the password.


230 Login successful.

Remote system type is UNIX.

Using binary mode to transfer files.

ftp> ls

500 OOPS: cap_set_proc

ftp: bind: Address already in use

 cap_set_proc is POSIX capability manipulation on processes function. You need to load the standard Linux capabilities security module:
# modprobe capability


About Manish Jha

Hi All I am Manish Kumar Jha aka Alex Hunt. I am currently working in VMware Software India Pvt Ltd as Operations System Engineer (vCloud Air Operations). I have around 5 Years of IT experience and have exposure on VMware vSphere, vCloud Director, RHEL and modern data center technologies like Cisco UCS and Cisco Nexus 1000v and NSX. If you find any post informational to you please press like and share it across social media and leave your comments if you want to discuss further on any post. Disclaimer: All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. I don’t make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information you find on this blog is strictly at your own risk. The Views and opinions published on this blog are my own and not the opinions of my employer or any of the vendors of the product discussed.
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