[CentOS] problem with FTP server

Mon Sep 15 20:30:06 UTC 2008
Bob Hoffman <bob at bobhoffman.com>


> i have the following centos FTP local FTP server having the following
> Centos 5
> vsftpd-2.0.5-10.el5
> its been running fine for abt 2 years or so
> Now with IE5 or IE6 when i say ftp://ip address of FTP server 
> it asks me for the username and password and if its correct i 
> directly go to the /var/ftp/pub directly which is perfect
> but only in IE7 when i do the above it takes me to root and i 
> c the following
> ------
> FTP root at
> To view this FTP site in Windows Explorer, click Page, and 
> then click Open FTP Site in Windows Explorer

Okay, that is scary, did not know you could do that.
How would one go about disabling web browsers to access ftp like that?
Setting in vsftp or playing with apache?

I know a little off topic, but kinda spooked me.