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RE: Help Needed in several areas -- FTP



> >>
> >
> > Tim,
> >
> > I have not use Proftp, but some suggestions:
> >
> > Setup a user on the machine hosting the PROFTP etc which does not
have a
> > login shell (to stop then doing anything by connecting directly to
the
> > machine) and the home directory is the root directory of the Web
sever
> > you need to upload the web ages to.
> >
> > ISTR that PROFTP has the option of CHROOTing the users to there home
> > directory. You may need to play around with the permissions to get
it
> > right.
> >
> > When this user ftp's to te server they are locked to the 'home'
> > directory and cannot go outside of it and any directories below.
> >
> >
> > There are several Howto's on doing this if you do a Goggle search.
> >
> > Rob
> >
> Chrooting is extremly easy with the shipped vsftpd ftp-server. Just
config
> /etc/vsftdp/vsftdp.conf to your needs and
> add: chroot_local_user=yes
> 
> Or you leave this option a input a file from users to chroot. Indicate
> this in /etc/vsftdp/vsftdp.conf under
> chroot_list_enable=YES
> chroot_list_file=/etc/vsftpd.chroot_list <-
> 
> This chroots all your users/wished users, so they just pass
> username/password and are in their homedir. Also make
> sure, that anonymous access is denied.
> 
> run service vsftpd start - thats it!
> 
[Tim Holmes wrote] 


WOW -- that was totally easy

Thanks so much for all the help. FSFTPD is now up and running and it was
like totally plug and play -- wish my orbital tracking stuff was that
easy -- oh well -- that's another thread LOL

Thanks again to all who have provided help





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