On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 04:57:28PM -0500, fbsd_user wrote:

> I see /var/ftp and sub-directories beneath it, with an copy of
> passwd, group and ls and date commands.
> What is going here? How does inted.conf  ftp statement knows to use
> that area on /var ?
> Where can I find written description on how sysinstall set up
> anonymous FTP?

This is described in the ftpd(8) man page.  The anonymous FTP
behaviour requires that there be a "ftp" UID in the password file and
is triggered by the remote user logging in as "anonymous" or "ftp".



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