On Sun, June 4, 2006 08:49, Lawrence Horvath wrote: > On 6/3/06, Daniel A. Akulenok <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> On Sat, June 3, 2006 22:57, Kyrre Nygard wrote: >> > >> > What's up all? >> > >> > Just wondering if it's possible to hide dot files somehow >> > with FreeBSD's default ftpd when I invoke it from inetd? >> > >> > ftp stream tcp nowait root /usr/libexec/ftpd ftpd -l >> > ftp stream tcp6 nowait root /usr/libexec/ftpd ftpd -l >> > >> > Thanks, >> > Kyrre >> > >> > _______________________________________________ >> > email@example.com mailing list >> > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions >> > To unsubscribe, send any mail to >> > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" >> > >> Hi Kyrre, >> Files prepended with dots in UNIX operating systems usually symoblize a >> file which is not shown to the user on a regular basis because the user >> will actually not _need_ to know of it's prescense in daily use. >> Therefore, it is entirely up to the FTP client of the user if files >> prepended with dots are shown or not. >> >> _______________________________________________ >> firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list >> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to >> "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" >> > > Is there a way to get the ftp server to not list the dot prepended > files? if say you REALLY don't want the client to see the files, can > you get the server to not send it in a "list" reply? and by the same > means could you get the server to not list dirs as well?(that was just > being my curiosity) > > -- > -Lawrence > As far as I know, you can only achieve that by hacking the ftpd itself. If you want users to only be able to see a certain set of files, you should create a user with ftproot in an empty directory which only contains the files they are allowed to see/use.
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