ISPConfig overwrites proftpd virtual hosting edits

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by wesleyjones, Nov 27, 2006.

  1. wesleyjones

    wesleyjones New Member

    I have made the follwing entry to the proftpd_ispconfig.conf file:

    <VirtualHost xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx>
    DefaultRoot /var/www/web1/web/freebies/newsletter
    AllowOverwrite on
    Umask 002
    </VirtualHost>

    where xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx is the actual dedicated IP address. ISPConfig routinely overwrites this statement and replaces the DefaultRoot with ~ which locks the user in their own folder.

    How can i get ISPConfig to stop overwriting the above entry?
     
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    You can not stop this without changing the ISPConfig code that egnerates the proftpd config files.
     
  3. wesleyjones

    wesleyjones New Member

    Is there any other way to use the virtual hosts function without changing the ISPConfig code? I know that in some of the ISPConfig files there is a place you can make manual entries that ISPConfig will not change. Is that possible in this situation?
     
  4. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    No, this function is not implemented for the proftpd virtual hosts. If you dont use anonymous FTP on your server, you do not need the proftpd_ispconfig.conf file. Just comment out the include in the proftpd.conf file and configure your default root in proftpd.conf
     
  5. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

  6. wesleyjones

    wesleyjones New Member

    It was a mistake...I tried to delete the post in the General Forum where it was put by accident, but I was unable to delete it.
     

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