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Old 04-21-2008, 10:38 AM   #1
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Angry download from ftp

Pls hlp me or will cost me my job:

need to download a file from vsftp server as root from windows xp by telnettin and download it to a folder in xp?????
Old 04-21-2008, 10:43 AM   #2
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Well, unless the server is set up very badly, you can't.
Remote root access is usually disabled by default - because it is insecure.

What you need to do is make the file available to a non-root user.


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