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I have a mandriva 08 system running as a server. I am trying to add a ftp account for a friend. The problem i am having is the other user ...
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    Ftp account permissions.


    I have a mandriva 08 system running as a server.
    I am trying to add a ftp account for a friend.
    The problem i am having is the other user i created has a default home account.
    But is still able to navigate to other areas of the server. All be it read only but i was wondering how to get around this so they can only access there home area.

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    What ftp server did you use? If its vsftpd, then you need to edit your vsftpd.conf file and make sure the line below exists and is uncommented (i.e. no # before the first letter in the line)
    Code:
    chroot_local_user=YES

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    Quote Originally Posted by daark.child View Post
    What ftp server did you use? If its vsftpd, then you need to edit your vsftpd.conf file and make sure the line below exists and is uncommented (i.e. no # before the first letter in the line)
    Code:
    chroot_local_user=YES
    Thanks for that mate.
    I actually went into webmin and the files and directories area and edited it there which sorted the problem out.
    Thanks again for the quick reply.

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