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IIS Ftp account - Home Directory

I set up the ftp account but it logs them into the root...

     

Kmax

3:30 pm on Feb 27, 2002 (gmt 0)

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I just need them to go right into their own home directory and not be able to browse all over the place... Can anyone help with this? I set their home directory in the ftp account and thought that would do it....

Thank You

DaveN

3:43 pm on Feb 27, 2002 (gmt 0)

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you need to create a virtual ftp directory named the same as the ftp username point it to the users web folder
when the ftp user logs in it will push them the away from the root and to the web folder . give the ftp user permissions only to there folder

Dave

Kmax

3:53 pm on Feb 27, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Oh you are da man!
That puts them right in their directory. Thank You!
But they can still move up into the root...
You know how I can keep them in their dir?
Thanks so much

txbakers

3:55 pm on Feb 27, 2002 (gmt 0)

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That's why I use the BulletProof FTP Server rather than IIS. Much easier to maintain and control access.

DaveN

4:00 pm on Feb 27, 2002 (gmt 0)

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yes move the main ftp root completely out of the webs folders somewhere which users have no rights and create yourself a virtual FTP to the web root

DaveN

Cheznoir

8:52 pm on Feb 27, 2002 (gmt 0)

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I agree with txbakers.

For $29.99 bulletproof ftp server is a steal. Much easier administration for admins, what you ask to do is simple and no need to involve NT permissions or create NT user accounts. It also supports ftp resumes for your users.

Chez

 

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