----- Original Message -----
From: "James Pole" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Drew Tomlinson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, January 13, 2003 12:39 AM

> On Mon, 2003-01-13 at 15:27, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> > I was attempting to allow a user to get some files via ftp from my
> > 4.7 box using the ftp client built into MS Internet Explorer 6 (IE).  I
> > created a guest account and set the shell to /sbin/nologin.  That
appears to
> > work fine.  Then I created a symlink to the directory that contains the
> > files for the user but the symlink doesn't appear in the files list in
> > All of the .files that were created by the adduser script do show.  My
> > directory looks like this:
> Why not just use Apache and get the user to get the file via HTTP. MSIE
> is a web browser and not a FTP client, after all...

Your idea is good for a ongoing permanent solution.  However my situation is
more of a "one time" thing.  As such, I just copied the files into the guest
account and the user was able to get them.  But I still wonder if there is a
way...  :)



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