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Old 01-28-2003, 04:15 PM   #1
Thinkgeekness
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vsftpd help


A little bit ago I asked what was a program to use for an FTP server, and I have chosen vsftpd. Now I have a question on it, naturally. I have read 'man vsftpd.conf' and I have three questions from it.

I searched file:/ for vsftpd.user_list and I dont have it on the computer. I need that file in order to have usernames and passwords, right?

Also, I want to enable userlist_enable but it isnt in the vsftpd.conf file, so where is it?

And one more thing, if I want to change the home directory that you start at when you log in using a ftp client, how would I do that.

Thanks for your help.
 
Old 01-28-2003, 05:40 PM   #2
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All those files should be in /etc/vsftpd/
If they aren't there you can probably make them. They are like every other plain text config file.
 
Old 01-29-2003, 04:04 AM   #3
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All those files should be in /etc/vsftpd/.
just in /etc

do an ls /etc/vsftpd*

if u are making reference to a file in /etc/vsfptd.conf, you need to create it if is not present. and not all options in the man page of vsftpd .conf is present in the default vsftpd.conf file in RHL systems. if an option in the page is needed, you need to add it in /etc/vsftpd.conf if its not there. take this for example:

chroot_list_enable=YES
chroot_list_file=/etc/vsftpd.chroot_list

Now, create the file /etc/vsftpd.chroot_list and add the usernames you want to jail to their home directory

vsftpd.chroot_list is not present (is it?), making 'chroot_list_file=/etc/vsftpd.chroot_list' in /etc/vsftpd.conf means that I need to manually create /etc/vsftpd.chroot_list.

hth.

Last edited by born4linux; 01-29-2003 at 04:06 AM.
 
Old 01-29-2003, 02:13 PM   #4
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Thanks, that helped a lot.
 
  


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