ftp user setup question

Nick Larsen larsen.nick at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 11:06:01 GMT 2005


The displaying of the '.' and '..' files depend on the FTP client, as are
'.*' files. '.' and '..' files cannot be messed, unless you mean files like
'.bashrc' in which you could take away write permissions.

Hope this helps you out.


Nick Larsen
http://datanet.co.nz/ (new site coming soon)

On 11/5/05, Chip Wiegand <chip.wiegand at simrad.com> wrote:
> I just enable ftp on my web server, I have added the user to the ftpchroot
> file. When I set up the user the users home directory has the default dot
> files - is there a way to set those to hidden so when the user logs in he
> doesn't see them? I would prefer to keep all dot file hidden so there is
> no chance they can get messed with, or worse, deleted by the user.
> Thanks,
> Chip Wiegand
> Computer Services
> Simrad North America
> 19210-33rd Ave W
> Lynnwood, WA 98036
> Phone: 425-778-8821
> Fax: 425-771-7211
> chip.wiegand at simrad.com
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