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gbj 03-07-2005 05:46 PM

vsftpd and chroot
I have recently installed and (almost) successfully configured vsftpd on my suse 9.2 computer. The trouble that I have is this...I want to jail(chroot) every ftp user to a specific directory that is not their home directory but a directory where I store files that I want other people to access. How do I go about doing this? Any help is appreciated. Sorry for my bad english.

narmida 03-07-2005 06:02 PM

Put this in : /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf


and change in the /etc/passwd the home directory of the user to the directory you want them to be jailed in

also make them member of a group that is also allow to that directory

gbj 03-08-2005 02:36 AM

Thank you so much, this did the trick :)

gbj 03-08-2005 02:47 AM

One more question tough, and sorry for being such a noob. How can I have multiple users share the same default home directory?

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