FTP error: “553 Could not create file”

You have to enable uploading explicitly in /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf. By default, vsftpd only allows downloads.

Uncomment the this line in vsftpd.conf to allow uploads:

<code>
write_enable=YES
</code>

The SE Linux features that in the latest distros may also be causing the problem. Read here for more info about SELinux in the Fedora Code distros.

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