vsftpd anonymous only

T. 'Nifty New Hat' Mitchell mitch48 at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jun 18 23:04:22 UTC 2004

On Thu, Jun 10, 2004 at 03:45:24PM -0700, Nina Pham wrote:
> I want to set vsftpd server to allow anonymous only, so I put 
> anonymous_enables=YES, local_enable=NO. When user login as anonymous, 
> they suppose to enter their email address as password. Is vsftpd have an 
> option to check if  anonymous login provide password in  email format, 
> or I have to write my own script to do that?

Do not give this too much value.

There is no good way to validate that the email address given is
valid.  To be sure I only use a spam bait address when so prompted
by these systems.

It is a courtesy and little more.  Some sites misuse it.

	T o m  M i t c h e l l 
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