proftpd

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Dec 15 11:58:34 PST 2000



> I tried to create 'ftp' user by running:
> 
> useradd ftp
> passwd ftp


not enough. you have to add a shell to user ftp
either edit the passwd file and add /bin/bash at the end of the line or
next time add a user with
useradd -s /bin/bash username
 
> and having "" as a password (no password).
> And I couldn't see anything interesting at all in auth.log.
> 
> Any idea what to do? Was my conf file correct?
> 
> Shlok
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gerard at shadowfax.linuxfromscratch.org
> [mailto:gerard at shadowfax.linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of Gerard
> Beekmans
> Sent: 15. desember 2000 15:01
> To: lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: proftpd
> 
> 
> > "incorrect login".
> > Do I have to create new users or groups?
> 
> Does the 'ftp' user exist in /etc/passwd? And you have to give that user
> a shell like /bin/bash
> 
> Check your /var/log/auth.log file - proftpd will have logged the exact
> reason for the failed login (it's not always password related)
> 
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