I have an intranet ftp/web server set up for a class group
here in AIT (running on a faithful 486, RH 6.0). Students
have user accounts on the box to upload Web files via ftp.
They should then be able to browse the files at
A problem exists with the ownership given to uploaded
files. For example, if I ftp in a file, the ownership
is set to user: cormac and group:cormac. For students
to be able to browse their files, the group owner
needs to be nobody.
Is there a way to assign the group owner of ftp-ed files
to nobody automatically (perhaps using the upload setting
of the /etc/ftpaccess file, or does this only apply to
I am trying this at the moment and looking up reference manuals,
but if anyone has done this before and can offer advice
I would appreciate it. (No point reinventing the wheel every
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