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Old 08-25-2003, 12:29 PM   #1
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vsftp can put but can't get...

Hi Folks,

I've been trying to set up vsftp. I'm finding that the files that I've put on the server have permissions -rw-------. For an anonymous user I believe that user is using the username: ftp, I'm unable to download this file to my local machine using get. Any ideas, do I have a wrong setting somewhere in the vsftp.conf file that I'm overlooking?

In addition. I would like to force anonymous users to enter a password, preferably their email address, is there:

(1) a way to prompt them to give their email address (rather than the prompt for a password)?
(2) Check the format of the response to see if it's a valid email format?
(3) Log the activity?

Help much appreciated.

Old 08-25-2003, 02:24 PM   #2
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Check for any type of umask settings for the FTP server or for the actual folder/directory.

Not sure about the email thingy as I don't use vsftp and unfamiliar with it.
Old 08-25-2003, 03:24 PM   #3
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For the email if you mean can I get the prompt to say "enter email address" rather than "password", not that I'm aware of, it's kinda the standard way to do it anyway.

to force them to enter an email as password make sure you don't have


if so change it to NO, vsftp probably checks the format itself

and logging


and vsftpd.log will probably be in

Old 08-26-2003, 02:16 PM   #4
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Thanks looking_lost, have made the changes and will test later.



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