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From: "SignRite" <signrite@...>
To: "Webmin users list" <webadmin-list@...>
Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2006 9:45 AM
Subject: Re: [webmin-l] (no subject)
> Hi G,
> I think im using proftpd, is there an area in Webmin i can look to see
> its found or what it suggests to use for ftp.
If you are indeed using proftpd, see the page link below:
Note the groups defined also.
You can use the DefaultRoot parameter many ways. It can be a Global or
VirtualHost parameter. It can reference a *nix group also by using something
like the following:
DefaultRoot <tab> /path/to/somewhere <tab> groupname
Replace the path part to a specific full qualified path on the server and
the groupname to a qualified *nix group and this will chroot the user to the
path if he belongs to the group. Another use, if your system creates a group
for each user is to use this as a username also, although the link give a
better solution for the user stuff. Of course, the path should be writeable
by the group/user if they are going to upload.
>> You have not chrooted the users into their home directories. Depending on
>> which FTP daemon you are using this procedure will be different.
>> SignRite (signrite@...) wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > When I set up a user in System, Users/Groups then FTP into this account
>> > lets me in fine! but when I click back on CuteFTP it seems to let me go
>> > out of the users folder right into the heart of my linux drive.
>> > Is there something Im ment to set to protect a user from leaving there
>> > dir and also,.. what why or how do I make sure a user does not upload a
>> > script (perl/php) that lets them browse the contents of the areas that
>> > not ment to be accessed by a hosting user?
>> > Jeff,
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