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Old 08-24-2011, 06:25 AM   #1
Zycus
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Symlinks


I am facing an issue with symlinks within the /home/user folder
I have /home/user/www
I make a symlink : /home/user/public_html to /home/user/www
yet vsftpd doesnt allow me to access /home/user/public_html
can anyone help ?
 
Old 08-24-2011, 02:16 PM   #2
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Hi,

vsftpd does not allow symlinks. If you want the same functionality, you should use "mount --bind".
Take a look at this howto for details

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