On Tue, 19 Jul 2005, Keith Hyland wrote:
> i want to make some files available locally to guests on the the internal
> net; the server is running proFTPd, which out of the box makes /var/ftp the
> root for anonymous users.
>> i made some links ( -s symbolic: the files live on another mounted disk) to
> /mnt/hdc1/blah.. however, while the links are seen by anonymous clients,
> they cant traverse them. permissions on the links are 777, files are 755.
> users have /home/username as their root. I would prefer to use anonymous
> access for these files.
This is probably because ProFTPd chroots to /var/ftp.
> putting the files on the same disk as /var/ftp is not possible.
Can you move /var/ftp to another disk?
Can you use:
mount --bind /mnt/hdc1/blah /var/ftp/blah
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