cant create dirs from vsftpd
Daniel J Walsh
dwalsh at redhat.com
Wed Sep 7 13:20:20 UTC 2005
Peter Magnusson wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Lamont R. Peterson wrote:
>>>>> Also, Im not so sure that I like that I cant see alot of dirs when Im
>>>>> logged in at the ftp.
>>>> Give specific examples, and why you think FTP should be able to see
>>> system dirs, like /bin in the root and a few dirs and files in my
>>>> dir? Most security people would consider this behavior in general a
>>>> feature rather than a bug - but if there's a *specific* corner case
>>>> needs different treatment, we probably can fix it.
>>> I expect to see the same files as when I login over ssh or sits in
>>> front of
>>> the computer. I dont see why vsftpd should be special in any way so
>>> I dont
>>> see some dirs or files.
>> Perhaps, I'm just a little bit confused. Are you wanting your FTP
>> server to
>> provide access to the entire filesystem space? It seems like that is
>> you are asking for and that is not how FTP works.
> My non-anonymous vsftpd server under FC3 works exactly like that. But
> selinux in FC4 have problems with that. The polcy is broken.
Then you can turn off selinux protection on the ftpd server.
>> FTP like HTTP serves up files only from a subset of the filesystem
>> space. You
>> wouldn't want your web server providing access to the entire filesystem,
>> would you? The same is true of FTP.
>> Please, if I am misunderstanding what you are trying to accomplish
>> here, feel
>> free to explain it.
> Yes, you are. Im NOT talking about an anonymous ftp server. I login
> with my user and I expect to have the same files available as when I
> login over ssh or sits in front of the computer.
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