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Old 04-12-2004, 03:34 PM   #1
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i just was trying to make when log into my server with a FTPclient, that i saw 2 folder, my home folder and my http folder.
But that wouldn't work.

So i tryed to make a alias for jan
janweb and the http folder is /..../html/jan

# This is a basic ProFTPD configuration file (rename it to 
# 'proftpd.conf' for actual use.  It establishes a single server
# and a single anonymous login.  It assumes that you have a user/group
# "nobody" and "ftp" for normal operation and anon.

ServerName			"Jan's FTP server powerd by ProFTPD"
ServerType			standalone
DefaultServer			on

# Allow FTP resuming.
# Remember to set to off if you have an incoming ftp for upload.
AllowStoreRestart		on

# Port 21 is the standard FTP port.
Port				21

# Umask 022 is a good standard umask to prevent new dirs and files
# from being group and world writable.
Umask				022

# To prevent DoS attacks, set the maximum number of child processes
# to 30.  If you need to allow more than 30 concurrent connections
# at once, simply increase this value.  Note that this ONLY works
# in standalone mode, in inetd mode you should use an inetd server
# that allows you to limit maximum number of processes per service
# (such as xinetd).
MaxInstances			30

# Set the user and group under which the server will run.
User				nobody
Group				nogroup

# To cause every FTP user to be "jailed" (chrooted) into their home
# directory, uncomment this line.
#DefaultRoot ~

# Normally, we want files to be overwriteable.
<Directory />
  AllowOverwrite		on

# Needed for NIS.

PersistentPasswd              off

# Default root can be used to put users in a chroot environment.
# As an example if you have a user foo and you want to put foo in /home/foo
# chroot environment you would do this:
# DefaultRoot /home/foo foo
Include			/etc/proftpd-anonymous.conf
Include			/etc/proftpd-web.conf
# A basic anonymous configuration, alles mag
<Anonymous /var/www/html/jan>
  User				jan
  Group				jan
  # We want clients to be able to login with "janweb" as well as "jan"
  UserAlias			janweb jan

  # Limit the maximum number of anonymous logins
  MaxClients			10

  # Don't make it require a valid password or shell.
  RequireValidShell		off
  AnonRequirePassword		on

  # We want 'welcome.msg' displayed at login, and '.message' displayed
  # in each newly chdired directory.
  DisplayLogin			welcome.msg
  DisplayFirstChdir		.message

  # Limit WRITE everywhere in the anonymous chroot
  <Limit WRITE>

But, when i connect with smartFTP i get:
220 ProFTPD 1.2.9 Server (Schizo FTP server powerd by ProFTPD) [localhost]
    USER web
331 Password required for web.
    PASS (hidden)
530-Unable to set anonymous privileges.
530 Login incorrect.
    Connection closed.
When i change
<Anonymous /var/www/html/jan>
<Anonymous /var/www/html/>
than i can log in, but i can't access the jan folder

Who can help me ?

Jan D M
Old 04-12-2004, 04:27 PM   #2
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OK i can now login like it must

by changen something the said here, THX dudes

But know i don't have permissions to write in that folder :s
chmod = 775

Wait, i think i got it.

The folder schizo is maded with the root account,

i must change the owner to jan.

..searching command...

Last edited by JanDeMan; 04-12-2004 at 04:30 PM.
Old 04-12-2004, 07:50 PM   #3
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The command to change the owner of a file or dir is chown. Do man chown for the details.
Old 04-14-2004, 06:45 AM   #4
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For extra fun you can work with the 'mount --bind' option for extra fun user custimization. DOn't forget to add changes to your /etc/fstab for reboots.


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