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Re: [suse-security] FTP
  • From: Martin Leweling <lewelin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2002 16:55:29 +0100
  • Message-id: <20020104155515.43392100E@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Friday 04 January 2002 15:42, Mike H. wrote:
> I assume that, as a part of the security, FTPD writes all files as 740
> permissions. How do I change the umask for FTP? The .profile umask is set
> to 022 but has no effect. I want to do this without messing up any
> security that is being provided.

You can set permissions with your ftp client on a session-by-session basis
with the following command (at the ftp prompt):

site umask 022

All following transmissions during your ftp session will then have the
correct permissions. Many Win-clients also allow this command to be

> Thanks
> Mike

Martin Leweling
Institut fuer Planetologie, WWU Muenster
Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Muenster, Germany

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