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Old 12-07-2004, 09:28 PM   #1
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Question How do I enable ftp access to my site?


I setup apache and turned on vsftpd service on my server running Scientific Linux. Now I'd like to have FTP access to my site. How do I configure that?

I realize the root account doesn't have ftp access so I created a new user account. So, now I need to give that user access to web site's folder which is /var/www/html

How do I set up the system so that when I ftp into my domain ( using the new account I created for FTP access, I automatically FTP into the /var/www/html folder?
Old 12-08-2004, 12:04 AM   #2
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Easiest think i can think of is to allow user logins for vsftp. The that specific user change their home directory in /etc/passwd to be your doc root. You also might want to chroot for vsftp so your doc root will be seen as / and won't be able to get out of it.


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