Bug 53376 - Support Request: chroot'ed ftpusers by default
Support Request: chroot'ed ftpusers by default
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: wu-ftpd (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-09-07 13:28 EDT by Chris Kloiber
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-09-09 16:40:35 EDT
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Description Chris Kloiber 2001-09-07 13:28:55 EDT
Description of Problem:

Probaby the number two question we get in support about ftp is how to
restrict users to their home (and perhaps web) directories. Can we make
that the default behavior for wu? (just add the group to ftpaccess and it
works)
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-09-09 16:40:31 EDT
The problem is that for this to work properly, every user needs a bunch of 
binaries in ~/bin.
Now that the internal ls is used by default, it's not as bad as it used to be, 
but it still breaks stuff like on-the-fly tarring/compression of directories.

I don't think many people use this feature though, I'll probably change it for 
8.0.
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-12-13 08:47:48 EST
Changed in 2.6.2-1

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