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vsftpd service fails to start after disabling IPv6 (Doc ID 2899136.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version Bare Metal and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 vsftpd service fails to start after disabling IPv6.


# systemctl start vsftpd.service
Job for vsftpd.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status vsftpd.service


# systemctl status vsftpd.service
* vsftpd.service - Vsftpd ftp daemon
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/vsftpd.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled)
Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Tue 2022-08-30 09:22:37 JST; 2 days ago
Process: 7759 ExecStart=/usr/sbin/vsftpd /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)

Aug 30 09:22:34 <nodename> systemd[1]: Starting Vsftpd ftp daemon...
Aug 30 09:22:37 <nodename> systemd[1]: vsftpd.service: control process exited, code=exited status=1
Aug 30 09:22:37 <nodename> systemd[1]: Failed to start Vsftpd ftp daemon.
Aug 30 09:22:37 <nodename> systemd[1]: Unit vsftpd.service entered failed state.
Aug 30 09:22:37 <nodename> systemd[1]: vsftpd.service failed.




 Disabling IPv6


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