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Re: [SLE] ftp question
  • From: Alex Angerhofer <alex@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 13:31:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.GSO.4.10.10310101328580.28231-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Well, the default path for the contents is /srv/ftp. I guess you could
symlink a home directory to a sub-directory there, but I would consider
this a security risk. Anyway, whatever the users down-load or upload will
be in the /srv/ftp directory.

Hope this helps, Alex.

On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 pseep@xxxxxxx wrote:

> I checked the /etc/pure-ftpd.conf but i didn't any reference to the path
> i want
> to use as the default (every user can login to that directory and upload or
> download eveything that he wants)
>
>
> Óôßò Fri, 10 Oct 2003 07:08:42 -0400 (EDT) Alex Angerhofer Ýãñáøå:
>
> > That directory is /srv and IIRC is generated automatically by SuSE and
> > will be used by the pure-ftpd daemon for up- and downloads, Make sure you
> > configure your /etc/pure-ftpd.conf file according to your needs, and take
> > a look at the man page to avoid unnecessary security risks.
> >
> > Cheers, ALex.
> >
> > On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 pseep@xxxxxxx wrote:
> >
> > > What i want is, to make a folder under the root (i.e. www) and then to
> > > point the www or a subfolder as the start point of every ftp user.
> > >
> > >
> > > Óôßò Thu, 9 Oct 2003 11:18:31 -0500 Henry Tang Ýãñáøå:
> > >
> > > > Quoting pseep@xxxxxxx:
> > > >
> > > > > I have set up the pure-ftpd and everything works fine. When i
> > loggin via
> > > > > ftp to my server (not as root) i want to be able to
> > write/update/delete
> > > > > the files in /srv/www/htdocs because i use the machine as
> webserver.
> > > > >
> > > > > What is the command to make an ordinary user supplied with the
> > > > > administrative previlleges?
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > Why don't you just put the ftp user you are using into the /etc/group
> > > > under
> > > > root.?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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