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Re: [SLE] vsftpd and symlinks to directory
  • From: Verdi March <cincaipatron@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 18:15:41 +0800
  • Message-id: <200210011815.41589.cincaipatron@xxxxxxx>
Hi Anders,

nice trick. Thanks.

Regards,
Verdi

On Tuesday 01 October 2002 17:04, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Tuesday 01 October 2002 10.57, Verdi March wrote:
> > Hm,
> >
> > Your scenario work if anonymous couldn't upload.
> >
> > By default the root of anonymous is "/windows/d". The anonymous
> > user's - "ftp" - home directory is "/windows/d/sources". Your
suggested
> > scenario work if the user ftp can only 'read' into "/windows/d".
> >
> > But if I tried to make user "ftp" has 'write' access -- by making
user
> > "ftp" part of group "users" -- the anonymous login will not work.
> > =====
> > 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable anonymous root
> > ftp: Login failed.
> > =====
> >
> > No wonder this thing is called 'very secure' ftpd.
>
> Is it necessary for you to have the windows partition mounted on
/windows/d?
> If it isn't, you could create a directory under /usr/local/ftp and
mount it
> there. That way the root (usr/local/ftp) isn't writable, but your
windows dir
> is
>
> //Anders


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