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Old 09-19-2007, 11:08 AM   #1
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VSFTPD hiding folders

Ok so I have my anonymous account in VSFTPD to go into a root directory made for anonymous users. There is 4 folders in the root directory and im wondering if there is a way I can make them "hidden" so to speak so that they arnt seen when users ftp to the server?

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Old 09-20-2007, 06:29 AM   #2
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Well the easiest way is to simply make the folder hidden on the local filesystem, which you would do by prefixing it with a period.

So you would do:

mkdir ./.hiddendirectory
This wouldn't show up in the FTP client, but could still be navigated to assuming the user knew the name of the directory.


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