[CentOS] Raising ftp priority?

hadi motamedi motamedi24 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 05:42:00 UTC 2010


On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 2:55 PM, Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com> wrote:

>  On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 4:04 AM, hadi motamedi <motamedi24 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Dear All
> > I need to ftp all of the files & folders of CentOS 5 server through
> WS_FTP .
> > But it just lets for /home/www user login , but not root user . As I want
> to
> > see and have all of  files , can you please let me know how can I raise
> the
> > ftp priority such that WS_FTP can login as root user .
> > Thank you
>
> Aside from the other points that have been or will be made in this
> thread, you might consider this:
>
> Not all files on a centos system are actually files. For instance if
> you try to ftp/scp the '/' dir, you will undoubtedly encounter /dev,
> /sys, and /proc. Any of which would cause your ftp session to run
> forever or until you filled the machine on the other end, because the
> files located within these directories are not really files, but
> operations and data sources (hard drives, random data, constant
> streams of data, etc). You really need to re-think and better explain
> what it is that you're trying to do.
>
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Thank you very much for your reply . I actually wanted to copy my CentOS
server into an client in the LAB for further test & investigation . Can I
have a copy of it up and running by ftp all of the files & folders on "/" ?
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