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Old 02-10-2002, 06:58 PM   #1
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set up ftp in mandrake

hi i wish to set up a ftp in mandrake using a user name and password which i can seam to do but i cant lock it to the home folder i.e /home/demon

if i hit the up button when logged in i goto root

this is gettin on my nervers now after 3 days of constant trying ans was hoping fro some advice please

Old 02-11-2002, 05:40 AM   #2
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I don't think the default ftp server that comes with mandrake allows you to prevent that easily. You'd have to make a chroot environment to run the ftp server in which comes with all kinds of problems.
The easiest way in my opinion is to install
They have rpm's so it shouldn't be very difficult to get it running. When you've got it installed edit the file /etc/proftpd.conf and add the line:
DefaultRoot ~
This will force each user to be jailed inside it's home directory.
Old 02-11-2002, 08:39 AM   #3
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thanks ill try that :-)


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