cant create dirs from vsftpd

Daniel J Walsh dwalsh at
Tue Aug 23 14:22:47 UTC 2005

Peter Magnusson wrote:

> selinux-policy-targeted-1.25.3-9 in FC4 surely isnt perfect. Cant create
> dirs when I login over ftp:
> type=CWD msg=audit(1123375603.524:11258814): cwd="/home/iocc"
> type=PATH msg=audit(1123375603.524:11258814): item=0 name="mp3" flags=10
> inode=5046274 dev=03:01 mode=040755 ouid=636 ogid=636 rdev=00:00
> type=AVC msg=audit(1123375603.539:11258878): avc: denied { getattr } for
> pid=10556 comm="vsftpd" name="/" dev=0:10 ino=49161
> scontext=root:system_r:ftpd_t tcontext=system_u:object_r:nfs_t tclass=dir
> type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1123375603.539:11258878): arch=40000003 
> syscall=196
> success=no exit=-13 a0=9527930 a1=9523328 a2=3a3ff4 a3=797eec items=1
> pid=10556 auid=636 uid=636 gid=636 euid=636 suid=636 fsuid=636 egid=636
> sgid=636 fsgid=636 comm="vsftpd" exe="/usr/sbin/vsftpd"
> Cant find what I should turn off in /etc/selinux/targeted/booleans to 
> make
> it work. So I need a little help. Later, I want to upload files in 
> that dir
> also.
> Also, Im not so sure that I like that I cant see alot of dirs when Im 
> logged in at the ftp.
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Is use_nfs_home_dirs boolean active?
getsebool use_nfs_home_dirs
use_nfs_home_dirs --> inactive


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