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vsFTPd Permissions

Posted on 2008-06-12
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Hi all,

I'd like to set up a non-anonymous vsftpd account which would allow users to:
- create folders
- upload files

And deny them to :
- delete folders
- delete files
- overwrite files

Any idea of how to to this ?
Note: I'm under Fedora Core 4.

Thanks,
Ben
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from the command line, set the sticky bit on that dir. e.g.

chmod +t /path/to/dir

This will give you what you want
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Hi,

Thanks, but the sticky bit avoids only deleting by another user.
In this case, the user will be the same for each person that will use the ftp !

Other ideas ?
Thanks, Ben
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Have a crontab job that will change files / folders ownership and perms so that user can not delete
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That's not the perfect solution, but if there's no other one ... :)
Thanks,
Ben
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