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Re: [suse-security] Q: vsftpd "cd ~ftp" not working
  • From: "Jörn Ott" <suse-security@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2003 12:19:53 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <55074.192.168.200.3.1057832393.squirrel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
How about adding a symlink to a users home directory. If you do it to
/etc/skel as well, you don't need to worry about it for new users.

cya
Jörn
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> Hi,
>
> I want to setup a new ftp server for our institute so
> currently I am playing around with vsftpd.
>
> Everything is fine, put I have one problem:
> when a normal user is using ftp, he/she will
> first be in the HOME of the user. OK, that's fine.
> But it is not possible to use "cd ~ftp" for a normal
> user to go to the public ftp place.
> You can enter the path by hand (absolut path) , but I
> do not like absolut pathes (you have always trouble
> changing absolut pathes).
>
> Any idea ?
>
> Bye,
> Peer
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