[nycbug-talk] Anonymous ftp upload questions

Marco Scoffier marco
Mon Aug 22 13:05:59 EDT 2005

On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 12:49:14PM -0400, michael wrote:
>I wouldn't call it voodoo <grin>.  I had set up email (courier-imap,
>postfix) to hold user auth, so, I figured.. why not ftp?. I was
>constrained to MySQL.
>xinetd takes the call on port 20 and routes them to vsftpd and its conf
>file. On logon, pam gets the auth request. /etc/pam.d/ftp has the
>entries to look up the users in the db rather than system accounts. 
>vsftpd has a vsftp_user_conf directive that contains a directory and for
>each user if you want user-specific confs, which is nice.
>Sample conf called by xinetd:
> ->grep ^[^#] /usr/local/etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf

Thanks for the detailed tips.

I'll be working on my PAM foo.  I need to get better working with
heavily multi user environments (more that setting up groups properly).



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