[CentOS] How to limit ftp users to just view their directory
todd at aristesoftware.com
Fri Mar 25 23:38:16 UTC 2011
On 3/25/2011 12:13 PM, Hakan Koseoglu wrote:
> On 25 March 2011 19:09, Todd Cary<todd at aristesoftware.com> wrote:
>> I am in the process of bring up Centos 5.5. My ftp server is
>> vsftp. When I add a user (e.g. brian), the "brian" directory is
>> owned by "brian" and is in the "brian" group with 700
>> permissions. However, using a FTP client, the user "brian" can
>> view all of the directories. I do not see any directive in
>> vsftpd.conf to limit this. What have I missed?
> You missed the chroot options.
> chroot_local_user should be set to yes. If you want only certain users
> to be chrooted, then use chroot_list_enable and add the users to the
> list file. What this file does changes depending on the value of the
> chroot_local_user so please read the manual for the exact explanation.
Thank you! There it was within the commented section of
vsftp.conf. All working now.
Petaluma, CA 94952
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