John Almberg wrote:
I operate a server on which I am typically the only ssh user, but I do
provide a small number of users ftp access.
Each user has their own home directory. Currently all home directories
have read permission set for 'other'. This means if I log in as one
user, I can read and even download the contents of other users home
I want to block this read access. What is the best way to do this?
Turn off the read bit for 'other'? Or is there some better way?
What ftp server software are you using?
For example, in proftpd, you simply add this line to
and everyone is "jailed" into his own directory.
It also seems the ftp daemon in the base system supports this through
If you are using it, read the man pages for ftpd(8) and ftpchroot(5)
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