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Old 01-06-2004, 01:33 PM   #1
WNxSquee
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creating a user for ProFTPD


Hi. I am running ProFTPD on Mandrake 9.1 and I can log in with anonymous and my log on name for the machine. Can someone please tell me how to create a logon that will work for the ftp server. I have created the account ftpshares and haev it setup up with a home directory that it owns and a shell exactly like the instrucinons show but everytime I go to log on with it it tells me bad password and I am using the one that I used to create the account with. What am I doing wrong?
 
Old 01-06-2004, 04:30 PM   #2
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i know back some time ago i had the exact error, and all i needed to do was just issue the passwd command and change the password, even if it is the same one, but just give it a try by changing the password for the user ..
passwd <username>
 
Old 01-06-2004, 07:41 PM   #3
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I have tried that with the gui front end userdrake I think the name is. But I will try that when I get home.
 
  


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