On 2003-02-16 09:30, Walter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I want to allow an anonymous FTP user to see a directory in another
> slice, so I put a symbolic link to it.  But then anyone could access
> my entire file system by appending combinations of "../" to a path
> name; e.g. "ls share/../".  Is there a way to stop this by only
> allowing access to the linked directory and nothing more?

Symlinks in anonymous FTP don't work, since anonymous ftp sessions are
chrooted in the home directory of the `ftp' user.  You should probably
move the files in ~ftp/stuff and then symlink to ~ftp/stuff from other
parts of your tree.

- Giorgos

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