File Transfer Protocol ftpd(8)

helen ly onoffon at
Tue Dec 9 02:49:17 UTC 2014

thanks I solved it with your help... normal permissions and jail work good.

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> To: onoffon at
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> Subject: Re: File Transfer Protocol ftpd(8)
> Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2014 16:34:34 -0500
> helen ly <onoffon at> writes:
> >  i installed ftpd an run with ftpd -D and
> > I edit ftpchroot with each user can access the files on their home-directory (users=moon and sun)
> > and i created  /World directory
> > there is a Group called friends and friends Group member moon and sun
> > how to only the users that belong to the friends Group shoudd be able to access the /World directory
> Normally, chroot is something you use when you want a user account to
> access its own home directory and nothing else.
> How to give your users the access you wish can be done in a number of
> different ways, all of which have different security implications.
>  1) You can skip the chroot and use normal permissions to give the
>     appropriate access. 
>  2) You can keep the chroot and mount the common directory into the
>     users' home directories via NFS or a nullfs or something along that
>     line.
>  3) You can put the users in a jail created specifically for them, so
>     the jail can be locked down without annoying the other users or
>     programs running on the overall system.
> There are probably other choices as well. For one thing, you could check
> into alternative FTP daemons or even alternative protocols.

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