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Old 07-31-2005, 08:26 PM   #1
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wsftpd and uploaded file permissions

I have an anonymous ftp server using vsftpd. I have an upload directory which has write permission. The problem I am having is that uploaded files are only accessible by the person uploading them and only for the same ftp session. After that point I have to manually allow access to all files and directories using chmod before anybody, including myself (non-root), can access these files. Is there some way I can change the default permissions of uploaded files?

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Fedora Core 3
vsftpd 2.0.1-5
Old 08-01-2005, 06:10 AM   #2
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Have a look in the config file, and I think that somewhere there is an option to change the mode of uploaded files (I think it is there to prevent public ftp servers becoming warez servers). I'm afraid I can't remember the name of the option, but it is probably in the man page.

Hope that helps


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