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Old 10-28-2003, 05:36 PM   #1
jsbush
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Users home directory. Permissions.


I've got my ftp users to use there home directory in /mnt/store/ftp/username, I changed there home dir in passwd file. And the shell to /bin/false.

Problem is, they only have read permissions on there home dir. I want them to have read write delete. Where do I set the appropriate permissions for the users?

Thanks
 
Old 10-28-2003, 05:39 PM   #2
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im having the same problem, i need to write files, and i was told to use the command "su-" to give us root, but i duno where to type the command?
 
Old 10-28-2003, 05:57 PM   #3
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jsbush,

search for the function "chmod" on this site and you will find your answer.
 
Old 10-28-2003, 07:16 PM   #4
mysterio
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Epiclinux, type it in your terminal, or konsole or any of the other command lines.
And it's su - (with a space between the u -) then enter your password and your root.
 
Old 10-29-2003, 08:13 AM   #5
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I did a chmod 777 on my users directory, and it didn't work.

If I change the shell back to bash and login with my ftpuser account, I can create a directory in /mnt/store/ftp/ftpuser. I think the problem is with the vsftpd its self. I need to add permissions somewhere in there. I'm not sure though, i'm pulling my hair out trying to figure it out, and i'm sure its something fairly simple.

If I add my user "ftpuser" to my chroot list, to unchroot the user, I still can't creat a directory in /mnt/store/ftp/ftpuser.


Any more idea's?
Thanks

EDIT: Figured it out.
Two ways to do it!
First wayIn reference to this thread:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...pd+cant+upload

Heres what I did.
I added
user_config_dir=/etc/vsftpd/user_config
to my vsftpd.conf file

I ran chmod and chown from the command promt
chown -Rf user /mnt/store/ftp/user
chmod -Rf 0775 /mnt/store/ftp/user

I created a file the same name as my user name in /etc/vsftpd/user_config/ and added the following lines to it
anon_mkdir_write_enable=YES
anon_other_write_enable=YES
anon_upload_enable=YES
local_root=/mnt/store/ftp/ftpuser
write_enable=YES



Second way:
Add to your vsftpd.conf file
passwd_chroot_enable=YES
userlist_deny=NO

Add your user to vsftpd.chroot_list, and chmod 777 /mnt/store/ftp/user

and thats it. :P

Last edited by jsbush; 10-29-2003 at 12:13 PM.
 
  


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