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Old 08-01-2012, 07:16 PM   #1
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create chroot


what does it mean to creat a chroot "jail" for an ftp user
 
Old 08-01-2012, 10:21 PM   #2
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Same like a sandbox. The user's directory appears to him to be root directory. He cannot see outside of it.

This article should help:

http://www.serverschool.com/dedicate...a-chroot-jail/
 
Old 08-02-2012, 08:34 AM   #3
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Hi,
CHROOT is nothing but locking the user to there home directory .They never have permission to move out of there home directory

Quote:

vsftpd.conf

# You may specify an explicit list of local users to chroot() to their home
# directory. If chroot_local_user is YES, then this list becomes a list of
# users to NOT chroot().
#chroot_local_user=YES

 
  


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