FTP & Dreamweaver

I’m puzzled why I’m able to FTP into my openSUSE 11.0 server with an FTP program like WS_FTP and yet I can’t make the connection with Dreamweaver. Every time I try to connect with Dreamweaver the FTP log shows a response of “ABOR”.

A search of the Internet uncovered that other people have been having this issue with Dreamweaver and VSFTP for the past couple years too.

For those that are curious, the essential trick is to edit your vsftp.conf file manually and add the line:

Another important detail to be aware of is that the “umask” field is essentially what permissions you want to take away.