ftp user issues

Tim Judd tajudd at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 19:09:39 UTC 2009

On 6/18/09, Chris Maness <chris at chrismaness.com> wrote:
> I just upgraded to 7.2, and I am no longer able to log in via ftp with
> my user name.  Other accounts are ok on the server.  I checked the
> ftpusers file and my name is not on the list.
> Chris Maness


ftpusers file is used to prevent logins.


is your user's shell (i.e: bash) in /etc/shells ?

FreeBSD's stock ftpd requires the user's shell to be in /etc/shells in
order to login.  See

Documentation is great.  RTFM

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