best choice FTP Server

Andrew I Baznikin dikiy at
Thu Jun 5 03:58:33 PDT 2003

On Thu, 5 Jun 2003 01:40:20 -0800
"admin" <admin2 at> wrote:

> Hope this make sense.
> Looking for the best way for people to manage their websites.  Well I am
> hosting a bunch of virtually hosted websites based on hostname (single IP
> machine).  I am needing to set up many ftponly accounts (no shell access)
> which will drop users into the proper directory depending on which username is
> in use.  Is there a way to do host based ftp? I also want to lockout users
> from logging into the ftp site who have shell acounts but do not need access
> to update their websites via ftp.  what is the best software alternative out
> there for me?  

Look for proftpd ( - it's very configurable.

Andrew I Baznikin

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