configging ftp server
mpk2 at enter.net
Sun Aug 26 14:19:28 UTC 2007
I'm trying to set up an ftp server (just temporarily). I'm using
pure-ftpd (on F7/gnome).
I'm sure that everything is in place. However, I can't figure out how to
log in. Actually, I haven't created ftp users - I was hoping that I
could log into an extant (standard) user. When I attempt to log in from
a machine on my lan, I get 'Login authentication failed'.
One big problem - some of the website seems to be offline. The main page
Hit the 'Documentation' link in the upper right, the try to load
I configged pure-ftpd with:
# If you want to enable PAM authentication, uncomment the following line
# PAMAuthentication yes
# If you want simple Unix (/etc/passwd) authentication, uncomment this
Then, as it states at the beginning of that config file, I ran its
utility to use this file. I also restarted pure-ftp and xinetd.
The log file (/var/log/pureftpd.log) is empty.
How do I conf pure-ftpd to log into a regular user?
Furthermore, I found this in the message log:
Aug 25 10:30:05 d500 setroubleshoot: SELinux is preventing the ftp
daemon from writing files outside the home directory (pure-ftpd).
I checked the SElinux log, and it gave a command to allow this.
[root at d500 pure-ftpd]# setsebool -P allow_ftpd_full_access=1
Could not change policy booleans
How can I fix this?
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