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After installing pure-ftpd and adding a user using the command:

pure-pw useradd -u -d /var/www/domain -f /var/pure-ftpd/pureftpd.passwd

pure-ftp asks me for a new password for the user. However, after loggin in the user via ftp I can only do this using his linux password (and not the one set above). More, user is directed to his home at /home/ rather then given /var/www/domain.

Can someone help?

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Maybe you've forgotten to set your puredb path in your pure-ftpd.conf file or specify the auth mode in the launching command using the -l option (see the man page for pure-ftpd).

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