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Vsftpd 530 login incorrect after adding user on Fedora

For over an hour I got this error when trying to connect to my EC2 ftp server, even though the password was correct:

Command: USER username
Response: 331 Please specify the password.
Command: PASS
Response: 530 Login incorrect.



How to fix: Vsftpd has an ftpusers file in /etc/vsftpd, users listed in that file will not be able to log in via ftp You can use nano to open the file and remove the username:

sudo nano /etc/vsftpd/ftpusers

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