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Old 23rd September 2005, 01:42
latcarf latcarf is offline
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Originally Posted by latcarf
They should as everything else is. I can't check at the moment

I have a much bigger problem which I posted in the Linux Instal forum about. As soon as I get that one figured out I can check, I hope....
bummer! my hard drive went kaput so you know what I have been doing since I did not have a image made yet!

Anyway, I have rebuilt the system and software and solved most of the ftp problems I was having before. I have one last problem I can't get figured out.

I want a directory where people can upload files. I thought this configuration would do it in the /plant directory but it does not. When I try it I get
550 [filename] Permission Denied
here is my config file anyone see what I am doing wrong?
# This is the ProFTPD configuration file
# $Id: proftpd.conf,v 1.1 2004/02/26 17:54:30 thias Exp $

ServerName			"ProFTPD server"
ServerIdent			on "FTP Server ready."
ServerAdmin			root@localhost
ServerType			standalone
DefaultServer			on
AccessGrantMsg			"User %u logged in."
DeferWelcome			off

# Use this to excude users from the chroot
DefaultRoot			~ !adm

# Use pam to authenticate (default) and be authoritative
AuthPAMConfig			proftpd
AuthOrder			mod_auth_pam.c* mod_auth_unix.c

# Do not perform ident nor DNS lookups (hangs when the port is filtered)
IdentLookups			off
UseReverseDNS			off

# Port 21 is the standard FTP port.
Port				21

# Umask 022 is a good standard umask to prevent new dirs and files
# from being group and world writable.
Umask				022

# Default to show dot files in directory listings
ListOptions			"-a"

# Allow to resume not only the downloads but the uploads too
AllowRetrieveRestart		on
AllowStoreRestart		on

# To prevent DoS attacks, set the maximum number of child processes
# to 30.  If you need to allow more than 30 concurrent connections
# at once, simply increase this value.  Note that this ONLY works
# in standalone mode, in inetd mode you should use an inetd server
# that allows you to limit maximum number of processes per service
# (such as xinetd)
MaxInstances			20

# Set the user and group that the server normally runs at.
User				nobody
Group				nobody

# This is where we want to put the pid file
ScoreboardFile			/var/run/proftpd.score

# Normally, we want users to do a few things.
  AllowOverwrite		yes

# Define the log formats
LogFormat			default	"%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %s %b"
LogFormat			auth	"%v [%P] %h %t \"%r\" %s"

# anonymous configuration, with an upload directory.
<Anonymous ~ftp>
  User				ftp
  Group				ftp
  AccessGrantMsg		"Anonymous login ok, restrictions apply."
#  # We want clients to be able to login with "anonymous" as well as "ftp"
  UserAlias			anonymous ftp

#  # Limit the maximum number of anonymous logins
  MaxClients			10 "Sorry, max %m users -- try again later"

# Put the user into /pub right after login
  DefaultChdir			/crops

# We want 'welcome.msg' displayed at login, '.message' displayed in
# each newly chdired directory and tell users to read README* files. 
  DisplayLogin			/welcome.msg

# Some more cosmetic and not vital stuff
  DirFakeUser			on ftp
  DirFakeGroup			on ftp

# Limit WRITE everywhere in the anonymous chroot

# An upload directory that allows storing files but not retrieving
# or creating directories.
   <Directory /plant/*>
	  AllowOverwrite		no
	<Limit READ>
	<Limit STOR>

# Logging for the anonymous transfers
  ExtendedLog		/var/log/proftpd/access.log WRITE,READ default
  ExtendedLog		/var/log/proftpd/auth.log AUTH auth

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