[CentOS] ftp access directory

Thu Feb 2 10:25:16 UTC 2006
Andrew Rice <andrew at nams.net>

I guess that allowing public_html access to a users dir via hostname/~username is bad security correct?

| On 02/02/06, Andrew Rice <andrew at nams.net> wrote:
| > using vsftpd, I know its possible to specify what directory you want a user to be dropped into when he ftps
| > in...but I dont remember where to go to change that.
| In a non-anonymous login the initial starting directory is the user's
| $HOME as specified in /etc/passwd. I don't know off the top of my head
| if there's any way to override this bar changing their $HOME
| (usermod/vipw etc.).
| man vsftpd.conf for more info.
| Will.
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