TLDR: idle_session_timeout must not be zero.
Recently updated Debian server from Wheezy to Jessie left my SSL only vsftpd based FTP access crippled. Total Commander didn’t return any error, but log said:
SSL_read returned -1, SSL_get_error=1
SSL_read returned -1, SSL_get_error=5, ERR_get_error=0
Socket error: 10054
Error: GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received.
Error: Could not connect to server
Status: Disconnected from server
On the server side in vsftpd log file there was only a successful log-in recorded.
I found many possible solutions to similar errors on the web, but none of them worked for me. First, you should check if non-SSL access is working by … Continue Reading