[CentOS] vsftp and nonpriv_user option question

Blackburn, Marvin mblackburn at glenraven.com
Fri Sep 7 13:45:14 UTC 2007

thhis didnt go through completely the first time.
I am a bit confused as to how this works.  
I created a local unpriveleged user (with /bin/nologin shell).
i uncommented the line containing 
and restarted vsftp.
I am confused as to what is supposed to happen.
Shuld the daemon /usr/sbin/vsftpd be run as root or should it be
Or is the account only used to login to transfer files?
Any help would be appreciated.

"He's no failure. He's not dead yet."
William Lloyd George


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