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Old 08-16-2003, 02:46 PM   #1
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Question How to remove FTP access restrictions


Hi,

Anybody can tell me how to remove FTP access restrictions?
I set up my vsFTP server. After I log in(regular user account), I am not able to go up to the root directory, because "access restrictons" are applied.

Anybody can tell me how to remove the restrictions.

Thanks in advance!

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Old 08-16-2003, 02:51 PM   #2
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i think the file is ftpusers, it's in /etc
by default, root is not allowed to ftp into a system, Security Reasons.
there are also other groups that cannot do this either, (uucp, news) by default!!
 
Old 08-16-2003, 03:02 PM   #3
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Hi,

Thanks. Myabe, I should rephrase my question. I want to use a regualr user account to ftp to my linux system, and be able to navigate to the root directory.
 
Old 08-16-2003, 03:44 PM   #4
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make

chroot_local_user=NO

instead of yes if this is what you really want to do

It's possible to do this on a per user basis as far as I'm aware rather than just everyone
 
Old 08-16-2003, 06:07 PM   #5
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Thanks, but it still doesn't work. I ftp to my system as a non-root
user. When I "cd /etc/", it shows "no such file or directory".

Thanks for your help!
 
  


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