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Old 04-02-2003, 05:06 AM   #1
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Question how to make my account on proftpd to be able to see all dirs and able to write.


I have slackware and running proftpd.

I know its bad idea to login as root.

how can I make my account to be able to see all dirs and files and able to write or upload any files on the box.
 
Old 04-02-2003, 01:00 PM   #2
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what diffrence does it make after you give that permisiion
 
Old 04-02-2003, 08:07 PM   #3
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Um, that's a BAD idea. It's better to login as root than to give all your permissions to a user. That's one of your strongest defenses, a true user based system, not everyone is an admin, just root.

A search might reveal an answer, however I don't wanna be the one to give away that type of info since it's sooooo not a good a idea.

Instead, learn to either ssh into your box, and/or how to use your user setup more to your advantage.

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