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Re: [SLE] Can one ftp to one's computer?
  • From: Chris Kwasneski <christopher.kwasneski@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 10:03:03 -0700
  • Message-id: <421B65C7.6080201@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
James P. Bennett wrote:
When attempting to set up ftp, I tried to check by ftp'ing to my own
workstation. Here's what I found (using pure-ftp), with ftpd running.

linux Archive/new# ftp
Connected to
220---------- Welcome to Pure-FTPd [TLS] ----------
220-You are user number 1 of 10 allowed.
220-Local time is now 20:35. Server port: 21.
220-Only anonymous FTP is allowed here
220-IPv6 connections are also welcome on this server.
220 You will be disconnected after 15 minutes of inactivity.
Name ( root
230 Anonymous user logged in
Remote system type is UNIX.
Using binary mode to transfer files.
ftp> mdir
usage: mdir remote-files local-file
ftp> ls
229 Extended Passive mode OK (|||20318|)
150 Accepted data connection
drwxr-xr-x 2 0 0 4096 Apr 6 2004 .
drwxr-xr-x 2 0 0 4096 Apr 6 2004 ..
226-Options: -a -l
226 2 matches total
ftp> pwd
257 "/" is your current location
ftp> cd home
550 Can't change directory to home: No such file or directory
What am I doing wrong?


Is it chrooting you? You're logging in as an anonymous user, so you'd be chrooted to nothing. (Assuming chroot to your home directory)


-Chris Kwasneski
Software Engineer
Yuma Proving Grounds

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