[CentOS] Restricting ftp users to their directory

Todd Cary todd at aristesoftware.com
Tue Sep 6 22:54:02 UTC 2005


The user can get to /home and see the other dirs...is there a way to 
make it so the user cannot view the other dirs?

Todd

Peter Arremann wrote:

>On Tuesday 06 September 2005 18:25, Todd Cary wrote:
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>>Currently, a users directory is owned by the user and the group is ftp.
>>The permissions are 775.
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>You mean the users home directory, right?
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>>In reading the MAN pages for vsftp, I do not see any other ways to
>>retrict the user from just being able to view their won directory and
>>the sub-dirs.
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>Not sure what exactly you're trying to do, but a user will always have access 
>to his own home directly. If you don't want that then I guess you will have 
>to create separate users for the ftp access...
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>Peter.
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