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I have a Linux (opensuse 11) webserver with plesk (9.5) and I have the challange for managing multiple ftp accounts for data exchange with customers.

What I would like to have is setup easy an account and a folder so that customer could upload their files. And preferable or guys have a central login which can access all folders but customer can not sneak into others...

Easy and fast is important. Has anyone a script or app or idea how to manage thinks like this? Or how are you guys doing things like this...

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Without Plesk ! – mailq Aug 11 '11 at 8:11
do not need plesk want to mention it in case there is an easy way to do it with plesk. I am totally open.. – server info Aug 11 '11 at 15:03

Each customer account gets chrooted to /srv/ftp/<customer>; your staff all go into a group called ftpadmins then setfacl -m d:g:ftpadmins:rwx /srv/ftp, and you can either chroot them to /srv/ftp or just let them roam free. I have no idea how to do this with Plesk; I'd chew my own testicles off before I'd deal with that thing ever again.

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Painful, Least Effective Server Konfiguration. – Janne Pikkarainen Aug 11 '11 at 8:18

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