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Old 07-09-2007, 09:44 AM   #1
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Automated FTP Notification when file uploaded by user


I am guessing this might be trivial, but the answer eludes me.

I want to have an email sent to our system admin when a file is uploaded from a user to our ftp site. We use VSFTPD on Red Hat ES3 LINUX. NO Anonymous users, and the FTP users do not have login permissions, just a bogus shell to allow only FTP access.

I really did not want to do a cron script to monitor the directories so I was hoping that an email could just be sent when a file is uploaded and I really did not want to try to parse out the various log files for this.

Thanks in advance for any recommendations for how to do this.
Old 07-09-2007, 10:08 AM   #2
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wow, no cron, no log. I want to know how to do that too !!


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