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Old 10-04-2005, 06:31 AM   #1
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I have change the umask in .bash_profile of the user so that the user change the umask when telnet to the server , but when the user ftp to the server , then it don't run the .bash_profile , if I want the user also run the .bash_profile or can change the umask when ftp to the user , how to set it ? thx
 
Old 10-04-2005, 08:01 AM   #2
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FTP is very basic and very primitive, it doesn't (at least natively) use .bash_profile or any profile of that kind (which make sense in the way that ftp never "use" bash or any unix shell unlike telnet). However most ftp servers have the hability to change the default umask applied to users that connect, and few have the ability to set some kind of users profiles. But this all depend on your server capability, I recommend that you read the documentation.

Ps : Telnet is total crap! Don't use telnet stuff, it's old, buggy, unsecured and most of all, some alternative applications exist. Unless your are using in in a private and very well secure network, you better use SSH, as it _at least_ encrypt password and trafic.
 
  


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