ftp accounts

Discussion in 'General' started by trondhuso, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. trondhuso

    trondhuso Member

    I am trying to find out if it is possible to create just ftp-accounts for clients of one website.
    What I am trying to achieve is:
    website x has some clients that will provide datafiles to this website system. They will be ftp'd to the website.
    Instead of the webx_clientname design, I rather would like it to be clientname (username) and that the ftp-area is what would be the same as for webx_username.

    can this be done in ispc2, if not, is this a feature that you wish to create?


  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    You can switch off the webx_ prefix, but I strongly advise against it because you might get collisions with other usernames! :eek:
  3. trondhuso

    trondhuso Member

    I see the concern. Is this a setting that is global, or can it be applied on one account only?

    Because then I could create a sub-domain and create client-accounts. Normally these won't need e-mail either, but I guess I can (must) live with that...

    Thanks for the valuable information.
  4. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    This is a global setting.
  5. trondhuso

    trondhuso Member

    So I noticed. Are there any plans on adding this as a site-by-site setting?

    Feature Request I guess ;)
  6. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    ISPConfig 2 isn't under active development anymore. We just do security updates. You should consider switching to ISPConfig 3.
  7. trondhuso

    trondhuso Member

    Yes an upgrade to ispc3 is something to consider, but you know the saying:
    ' When work, why fix '...

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