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Old 11-30-2007, 02:53 PM   #1
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ftp question


HI,

I am running proftpd. If I have FTP account and if I try to login to server, would it check /etc/passwd file? or some other different file to authinticate?
 
Old 11-30-2007, 02:55 PM   #2
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I can't remember what ProFTP defaults to, but you can specify a different means for authentication if you want to. For example, you can use a MySQL database. I believe it does default to system accounts though, in which case, yes it would check /etc/passwd, or similar (depending on system I suppose).

Is there something specific you are having a problem with?

-Chad
 
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Hi,

These links should help:

proftpd faq chap 7
ProFTPD Logins and Authentication
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