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Old 02-11-2005, 12:23 PM   #1
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Unable to add users to gproftpd

Hi all!!

I have emerged prpftpd and gproftpd to build up a FTP server. The emerging went good (only had to create group and passwd files). When I start gproftp it complains about it has to create user and group under ftp will run, I accept the suggestion (nobody), but the I can't add any users. It complains saying
The system user was not added because uppercase
or language specific letters arent allowed.
My config file is as this:
ServerType standalone
DefaultServer on
Umask 022
ServerName ""
ServerIdent on "My FTP server"
Bind ""
ServerAdmin Admin@this.domain.topdomain
IdentLookups off
UseReverseDNS off
Port 21
TimesGMT off
MaxInstances 30
MaxLoginAttempts 3
TimeoutLogin 300
TimeoutNoTransfer 120
TimeoutIdle 120
User nobody
Group nobody
DirFakeUser on   nobody
DirFakeGroup on   nobody
DefaultTransferMode binary
AllowForeignAddress on
AllowRetrieveRestart on
AllowStoreRestart on
DeleteAbortedStores off
TransferRate RETR 30
TransferRate STOR 40
TransferRate STOU 40
TransferRate APPE 40
SystemLog /var/log/secure
#gp_random_username_length 6
#gp_random_password_length 6
#gp_randomize_case lower
#gp_useradd_root_path /home/ftp
#gp_useradd_upload_path /upload
#gp_html_path /var/lib/www/ftp.html
#gp_welcome_name welcome.msg
<IfModule mod_tls.c>
TLSEngine on
TLSRequired on
TLSVerifyClient off
TLSProtocol TLSv1
TLSLog /var/log/proftpd_tls.log
TLSRSACertificateFile /etc/gproftpd/gproftpd.pem
<Limit LOGIN>
What can I do? :S

Many thanks in advance


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