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Old 06-20-2003, 02:00 PM   #1
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Question vsFTPd: howto keep a user in his home directory

I use vsFTPd on my linux box and I have local users who logon only via FTP.

I want to keep these users in their respective home directory.

When the user logs on via FTP the user ends up in /home/[username]

There's only FTP-access for them.

I don't want the user to be able to se the other user directories(in /home/). I aslo don't want the user to be able to download configuration files and such for variuos reasons.

I would really like to create a virtual root for my system, so the user sees that he's in / when he's actually in "/home/user"
Old 06-20-2003, 02:06 PM   #2
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Use either:

depending on the number of users you want to chroot. Look at "man vsftpd.conf" for more info.


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