[CentOS] Restricting ftp users to their directory
ssharma at revsharecorp.com
Wed Sep 7 21:07:31 UTC 2005
I'm not sure why it's not there. I'm running Centos 4.1 and
vsftpd-2.0.1-5. When I do a 'man vsftpd.conf', all the 'chroot' options
Todd Cary wrote:
> Thank you...that is what I was looking for. However, I have a question:
> the man page does not give any information and when I go to vsfptd.conf,
> "chroot_local_user" is not listed as an option. Have I missed
> something" Do I need another cup of cofee?
> I went to another server of mine and I did find that I had added
> Ajay Sharma wrote:
>> Todd Cary wrote:
>>> 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?
>> Check out the vsftpd.conf man page and search for 'chroot'. I have it
>> enabled and lock every into their home directory. Then I also enable
>> the exclude list so that when I ftp in I can go anywhere.
>> Here's the excerpt from my config:
>> # You may specify an explicit list of local users to chroot() to their
>> # home directory. If chroot_local_user is YES, then this list becomes
>> # a list of users to NOT chroot().
>> # chroot everyone
>> # enable the excempt list
>> # and here's the list
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