Article ID: 118763, created on Nov 19, 2013, last review on Jun 16, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk Automation 11.1
  • Plesk Automation 11.5
  • Plesk 11.5 for Linux
  • Plesk 10.4 for Windows


FTP authentication is failing. The following error is displayed:

530 Login incorrect.

The issue persists after changing the password.

In the '/var/log/secure' file you may find the following error:

Oct  1 12:55:15 web02 proftpd[20205]: ([]) - USER test (Login failed): Invalid shell: '/bin/false'


The string '/bin/false' is missing in the file '/etc/shells'.


Add '/bin/false' to the '/etc/shells' file.

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Error 530

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PAM adding faulty module: /lib64/security/

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PAM unable to dlopen(/lib64/security/ /lib64/security/ cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Response: 331 Password required for funcadmin2 Command: PASS ********* Response: 530 Login or password incorrect! Error: Critical error Error: Could not connect to server

530 login incorrect

Unable to change FTP password

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