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Old 06-21-2003, 08:01 AM   #1
philg
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Unhappy Pleasehelp with proftpd.conf - trying to config user to write files as other user.


Hi All,

I have a small problem with proftpd. What Im trying to do is setup users that will when uploading files, creating directories and overwriting will use another system user and group.

For example I have mainuser with domain name maindomain.com and then I have subuser1, subuser2 and subuser3. All users have ftp access to /home/maindomain.com and all users have their own group that is the same as the username.

Now, how would I write my proftpd.conf to allow all users to overwrite files, upload files and created directories that are owned and grouped to mainuser?

So far my config file looks like this:
Code:
ServerName                      "ProFTPD Default Installation"
ServerType                      standalone
DefaultServer                   on
TimeoutIdle       900
TimeoutNoTransfer 900
Port                            21
Umask                           022
MaxInstances                    30

User                            nobody
Group                           nogroup

DefaultRoot ~

<Global>
	AllowOverwrite				on
	IdentLookups         		off
</Global>

<Directory /home/maindomain.com/*>
	UserOwner					mainuser
	GroupOwner					mainuser
	AllowOverwrite				on
</Directory>
Now this does work when creating new files and directories but will give a permission denied when trying to overwrite anything.

Any help would be muchly appreciated!

Last edited by philg; 06-21-2003 at 08:08 AM.
 
Old 06-21-2003, 01:13 PM   #2
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Why aren't the users in the same group, that would let them do everything you want them to.
 
  


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