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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: mod_ftp - start directory?
Date Wed, 16 Sep 2009 21:07:37 GMT
Dan Poirier wrote:
> Looking over the mod_ftp documentation, I don't see a way to do this,
> but maybe I'm just missing it.
> Can I arrange for anyone logging into the mod_ftp server to start out in
> some subdirectory of the document root?  I want a fixed directory, not
> something that depends on their user name.
> For extra credit, can I keep them restricted to that directory and
> subdirectories of it?
> Concrete example:
> <VirtualHost _default_:21>
> FTP On
> DocumentRoot /var/share/ftpdocs
> </VirtualHost>
> When Alice or Bob log in, I want them to be looking at the files in
> /var/share/ftpdocs/interesting/directory, and 'pwd' should return
> '/interesting/directory'.  
> They should be able to access anything under
> there, but not anything outside that subtree.

We should be able to make JailUser behave independently of FTPHomeDir.

But that is only half the question.  An FTPDefaultDir directive perhaps?

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