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Bug 89070 - Update from RH 8.0 to RH 9 overwrites the Home dir of the ftp user in /etc/passwd
Update from RH 8.0 to RH 9 overwrites the Home dir of the ftp user in /etc/pa...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ftp (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-04-17 01:16 EDT by Joachim Backes
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-17 05:29:02 EDT
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Description Joachim Backes 2003-04-17 01:16:58 EDT
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Description of problem:
When updating from RH 8.0 to RH 9, the /etc/passwd entry for the anonymous ftp
user is overwritten (more exact: the home dir entry). 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install RH 8.0
2.Configure the anonymous ftp user
3.Update to RH 9

Actual Results:  /etc/passwd entry will be overwritten

Expected Results:  No changes /etc/passwd entry.

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Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2004-08-17 05:29:02 EDT
Please verify this with a newer version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux or
Fedora Core and reopen it against the new version if it still occurs.

Closing as "not a bug" for now.

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