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Creating FTP accounts

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by Ciaranm, Nov 21, 2005.

  1. Ciaranm

    Ciaranm Guest

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    Hi, I am not a system administrator by any stretch of the imagination, but as Plesk allows me to do most stuff I have never had many problems, except as I have recently discovered, set up 'chroot'-ed FTP accounts for clients. Or in other words, give them access to a specific folder on our our site to upload their own files etc, without access to the rest of the server.

    I have found this reference on the sw-soft website which tells me there is indeed a solution, but after logging in with an ssh client I am totally lost and clueless

    http://faq.sw-soft.com/article_21_415_en.html

    Can anyone talk me through the commands etc needed to set up a chroot-ed FTP user from the system command line with correct permissions please?

    Any help is greatly appriciated as i am tearing my hair out at present seeking a solution.

    Regards and thanks

    Ciaran Murray
     
  2. jamesyeeoc

    jamesyeeoc Guest

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  3. Ciaranm

    Ciaranm Guest

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    Jamesy,

    Brilliant, sorted in first go, worked like a treat.

    Thanks a million!

    Ciaran
     
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