[CentOS] FTP accounts

Josh hawk82 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 17:32:17 UTC 2011

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 1:27 PM, Huib Laurens <sterkebak at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have setup a centos server running 5.5 and I have a problem with the FTP
> settings.
> Currently I have two FTP accounts based on that server, they lead to:
> /home/bella
> /home/carmen
> Currently the FPT accounts starts in the home directory when they are logged
> in. But they are able to see all directories on the server. What can I do to
> make sure they cant come out of there home directory?
> --
> Regards,
> Huib "Abigor" Laurens
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It depends on the FTP server software you use. If you are using VSFTP,
then you want to add or uncomment the following line in
Save the changes. Restart VSFTPD. This will jail the user to their
home directory.
Taken from: http://centoshacker.com/kabir/remove-access/creating-a-chroot-jail-enabled-ftp-service.html

If you use ProFTPD (which is what I use), then follow this guide:


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