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Ok, i have linux Fedora and i'm connected to it via SSH. I just got linux and the dedicated box a couple days ago. I want to know, how i can add FTP only users. I want these ftp users to access only a specific folder and nothing else. I want these users to have a username and passwd that i assign them. How do i do this? And remember, i'm a noob, i dont know ANY techincal info and nothing about linux.
Also, you can assign them a shell like /bin/true so that they can't login to a shell (only to FTP). You'll have to make sure that this shell is listed in /etc/shells or the FTP server won't let them log in. If you're using WU-FTPD as your FTP server you can also use the restricted-uid directive in your /etc/ftpaccess file to restrict user do they can't change to a directory outside of your home directory (normally nonanonymous FTP users can transverse the system directory tree, but if permissions are set correctly of course they can't write anywhere outside of their own directory [or anywhere else you've given them access to]).