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Old 10-01-2009, 08:02 AM   #1
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How to setup a chroot enviroment for wu-ftpd


I have a small bit of Linux experience but it is more on off then consitent.

Currently I try to setup a small ftp server, for only a few people, but I would like to make it secure. I installed wu-ftpd and configured it. In the documentation is mentioned that you can have 3 types of users (real, guest and anonymous) I would like to use the guest account as it give me the best control over what the users will be able to do and access.

Here is now my issue, in the documentation is mention that they use chroot do to it and that I should setup a basic chroot environment for the users.So far I was not able to find a good description on how to do it, I found a few which are covering SSH or other applications but noting like normal ftp access.

It would be great if anybody could give a good starting point on how to do this.

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