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Bug 23485 - guestgroup directive not working properly
guestgroup directive not working properly
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: wu-ftpd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-01-06 08:25 EST by Alain Wenmaekers
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-06 08:25:27 EST
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Description Alain Wenmaekers 2001-01-06 08:25:25 EST
I use the "guestgroup" directive in the ftpaccess file to make sure a 
certain group of users can only access their home directory.

I upgraded my server from v6.2 and I noticed when these users ftp to the 
server, they don't see their home directory anymore (they see an empty 

When I forced a downgrade to the version on the 6.2-updates, it worked 

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-01-06 08:49:31 EST
This is because 7.0 doesn't use the internal ls command anymore because there
have been problems with it.

You need to set up an ls command in chrootdir/bin. Alternatively, recompile with
the internal ls command enabled.

See the wu-ftpd FAQ at http://www.wu-ftpd.org/ for details.

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