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Re: [SLE] vsftpd and symlinks to directory
  • From: Verdi March <cincaipatron@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 10:02:44 +0800
  • Message-id: <200210011002.44198.cincaipatron@xxxxxxx>
Hi,
thanks. Unfortunately it's quite large. In fact, it's
another partition.


Regards,
Verdi

On Monday 30 September 2002 20:52, Keith Winston wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-09-30 at 07:03, Verdi March wrote:
> > Need to clarify, that the symlink 'source' is created
> > under /usr/local/ftp.
> >
> >
> > On Monday 30 September 2002 18:45, Verdi March wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > how to enable anonymous users to change directory into
> > > a symlinks? My anonymous user's ftp root is /usr/local/ftp.
> > > I create a symlink to another directory, say "source".
> > > But when I tried using the anonymous users to cd to "source",
> > > I got message "Fail to change directory".
> > >
> > > Any helps are appreciated.
>
> My understanding of vsftpd is that it creates a chroot environment for
> anonymous users. This may be preventing your users from changing
> outside the /usr/local/ftp directory. This is a very good security
> design.
>
> If the size of your "source" directory is not too large, you could
just
> copy it into /usr/local/ftp.
>
> Best Regards,
> Keith
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