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I created a ftp user using webmin. can login to ftp site fine. but this user can go up to the root directory using WinScp. how do I restrict user accesing other directories?

ex - directory /ftp/user. is the only directory user should be able to browse through in WinSCP

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Providing the client is using WinSCP via the FTP protocol, then the alteration you seek is in the ProFTPD Server configuration: http://doxfer.webmin.com/Webmin/ProFTPDServer#Restricting_users_to_their_home

As the user is using WinSCP, it is possible they are actually connecting via the SSH protocol and in that case you should restrict via the SSH Server: http://doxfer.webmin.com/Webmin/SSHServer#Restricting_access_to_the_SSH_se
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