Nathan Kinkade nkinkade at ub.edu.bz
Fri Jun 3 20:02:13 GMT 2005

On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 03:40:46PM -0400, Denny Jodeit wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to restrict an ftp user to a particular directory. I've
> written an ftpchroot file, as follows:
> Username  /var/spool/ftp/ ./Username/photos
> After I write the file and restart inetd, I am not able to login to ftp
> with this user account at all.
> I have RTFM and evidently don't get it...
> Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions.
> Denny

Is that a space character in the path above?  If so, I don't think it
should be there.  Have you tried just using the line:

username	/var/spool/ftp

... to see if the chroot works at all?  If so, then try adding user
specific subdirs of the chroot (without the space before the ``.'')

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