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    Unhappy How to protect files for being deleted through FTP?


    I have a CENTOS Linux server. I realized that any given file, even belonging to the root user (ownership), can be deleted by any other user accessing through FTP client program (any, for instance, FileZilla).

    My questions:

    1) Is it an error, a flaw, or it is right?

    2) If so, how to protect that file?



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    Blackfooted Penguin daark.child's Avatar
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    Apr 2006
    West Yorks
    Hi and welcome to the forum.

    What ftp server are you running? If thats happening then it could be that there is a configuration error or there is a problem with your file permissions because its not normal for any user to be able to delete files that don't belong to them. Have you considered using a chroot jail for your users? This will confine them to their home directory so they can't see or access files in the rest of the system.

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