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I installed proftpd 1.3.4e successfully. I have compiled it, and did the make install part but I want to configure it, don't know how to do so. I want when logged in to be in


I followed this tutorial:


I have centos 5. Would anyone tell me how to configure it, to be working properly so I can connect using an ftp client?

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Check out the DefaultRoot configuration parameter. With that you can modify the directory to which the user is restricted.

You have two options:

  • Set DefaultRoot to the homedir and create/modify an user so that it's home-directory is /var/www/html/
  • Set DefaultRoot to /var/www/html/
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thx sir i solved it –  Eli Aug 20 '11 at 17:32

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