From: Conor Daly (conor.daly at domain oceanfree.net)
Date: Thu 27 Jul 2000 - 23:31:44 IST
On Thu, Jul 27, 2000 at 10:01:36PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Dave Burke thought...
> On Thu, 27 Jul 2000, It appears Conor Daly said.......
> > On Thu, Jul 27, 2000 at 09:29:07PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
> > Kenn Humborg thought...
> > > > Trying to set up an ftp server on an RH6.2 box. I want to use
> > > > this to serve
> > > > the RH install to an old 486 with no CDROM. I'm getting to the
> > > > bit where it
> > > > tries to login for the ftp bit and getting the login rejected. Tried
> > > > anonymous login from another box and got rejected also. RH
> > > > installer is trying
> > > > to do an anonymous login itself.
> > >
> > > Is there an anonftp RPM with RH6.2? Back in the old days,
> > > anonymous ftp was enabled by installing a separate RPM.
> > >
> > OOOHH!! So there is...
> > anonftp-3.0-3.i386.rpm
> > going to check it out...
> > Installed... now how do I start it?
> the anon-ftp just adds anonymous ftp capability to your existing ftp
> server, it adds the ftp user, the necessary directories + libs as well. so
> the next time you try to log in as user ftp (or anonymous) there will be a
> user to log in as.
Ok, Had to uninstall wu-ftp and anonftp and reinstall them together. Once I
had that done, all I had to do was mount the RH CDROM under the /home/ftp/pub
RH install is "Loading second stage ramdisk..." even as we speak (type)
-- Conor Daly <conor.daly at domain oceanfree.net> Domestic Sysadmin :-)
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