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Old 11-13-2003, 04:55 AM   #1
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vsftpd single upload folder

Alright, I have vsftpd set up just the way I want it, but with one thing lacking. an upload folder.

I have a user, say, ftpuser, who can log in, view the files (he's chroot'ed into /var/ftp), download, whatever.
What I want to do is allow upload permissions to ONE folder, /var/ftp/upload
I don't think this matters, but this is a mounted folder as per:
mount --bind /mnt/nfsz/upload /var/ftp/upload
it should just work as a normal folder in that directory. I see how to give access to upload everywhere, but I haven't found how to allow upload access to just one folder.
Any help is appreciated.
Old 11-13-2003, 07:26 AM   #2
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Hi Ringz,

do you tried to change permissions of the directories ?

Read the documentation of chmod (man chmod).
Deny the creating and deleting of files and directories in /var/ftp and all subdirectories (chmod -w -R /var/ftp).
Allow the creating and deleting of files and directories in the upload-directory (chmod +w /var/ftp/upload).
In the configfile of vsftp enable the upload ...

Old 11-13-2003, 02:59 PM   #3
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awesome. thought it had to be something (else) in the vsftpd config file. now comes enabling write permissions when my nfs server disallows it. that's a whole different problem, but I bet I can figure it out pretty easily.


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