On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 05:16:48PM -0400, 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 directories. > > 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? > > Thanks: John > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
Hi John, If the user logs into their own directory via FTP, there should be a way to "chroot" him/her, so that the home directory appears as the root directory. Consult your FTP server manuals for this. You might also turn off the r,w,x bits for other. Valeriu -- Valeriu Mutu _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"