First off I am a nebie to linux and only installed it so I can learn at it.
I am running Suse linux 9.0 with KDE 3.2
I want to enable the ftp server
I was able to install vsftpd and run it from a tutorial guide i found online.
When I add a user to the ftp server for access and assign it a directory, when i login from the local machine everything is fine and the directory i choose shows. When I use my windows computer and type ftp://192.168.1.105
in internet explorer and login the choosen directory appears and everything is fine.
However when I use a ftp client, and login it says the directory choosen can not be found or displayed show the root directory is shown
and then it shows the root folder of my linux box. this is not good nor secure
for the command ive been using useradd admin -d /srv/www/httpdocs
can someone please help me as to why this is happening. Once again I am a newbie to linux so detailed instructions would be needed here.
I am also asking if somsone would tell me how I can delete vsftpd and restall it all over again and start from the begining, and also help as to how to add users to the ftp server to lock them into their own home directory without giving them any way of escaping out and accessing other folders.