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Old 26th July 2007, 18:22
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Default FTP access to roundcube pkg install directories

I've installed roundcube using the pkg file from ispconfig.org/downloads.htm - which is excellent by the way.

I can't seem to ftp to this location in order to customize my roundcube installation (skins,logo, etc). I can of course telnet there using SU.

Is there a user created for this purpose? or will I have to create a linux user for this purpose and enable in proftp (and how)? or can I give permissions to an existing user? or do I use the admispconfig user (I'm unaware of the password)?

I realize I can install roundcube independently on each of my websites and be able to access each one easily using FTP, but I wanted to avoid this if possible and just be able to edit files via ftp in the base roundcube (pkg installation) directory.
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Old 27th July 2007, 09:28
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There is no FTP user to login to these directories as it is not intended to login there. These are internal directories of ISPConfig and not a client website.

Just login with SSH and either modify the files on the shell or login as root user with SCP and modify the files with e.g. winscp.
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Old 6th August 2008, 05:29
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Default admispconfig password

I would like to know if admispconfig has a password enabled and what is it. Is it safe to change the password and enable it. I would like to edit the templates that ISPC uses and would like to use FTP. I don't wont to ssh all my changes.

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Old 6th August 2008, 09:02
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Then I would recommend you use SFTP for that to upload your changes. Me for myself wouldn't let the admispconfig user allow to login with a password (neither via ftp or shell), as this could be a bad security issue. And WinSCP (for SCP or SFTP usage) isn't really that hard to handle compared to some commonly used FTP programs
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Old 11th August 2008, 19:03
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Default Changed admispconfig password

Thanks for the feedback, but I already changed the password for admispconfig and so far no issues. I have created sites, created clients, stopped and started services, and none with any issues. As far as a security risk as long as you password is complex I don't see the issue with that, but if you have a different opinion then can you give an explination. I figure if I allow for root to login ssh then having another account able to login isn't any different. However I will be changing the account to no login when I am not needing it to.
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