vsftpd – GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received

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File transfer using FileZilla and other FTP client software fails from the VSFTPD server with the error "vsftpd – GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received". Refer to solution section for resolution.


Add the following configuration to /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf file and then restart vsftpd service to resolve the issue.


Restart vsftpd service with the following command.

# service vsftpd restart  
# systemctl restart vsftpd

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