> How do you set up an ftp login to be chroot'ed on a Solaris 7 box?
Replace Suns ftpd with one of the following:
o WU-FTPD ==> http://www.academ.com/academ/wu-ftpd/
o ProFTPD ==> http://www.proftpd.org
o NC-FTPD ==> http://www.ncftpd.com
Most suggested WU-FTPD or Pro-FTPD. We'll probably go for PRO-ftpd.
Scott Adkins <email@example.com> summarizes:
> In my opinion, ProFTPD is much much better and probably more secure than the
> WU-FTPD daemon. It uses Apache like configuration files, was surprisingly
> easy to set up and offers the exact features you were asking for. In fact,
> you could set it up so that users ftp into their "www" or "public_home"
> directory of their account (where their web files go) and it would be a
> chroot jail so they couldn't go outside of that tree. You don't need to
> worry about having seperate bin/etc/lib/dev directories for each chroot
> jail, since ProFTPD handles it all for you.
> Anyways, these are probably going to be the most popular suggestions for you.
> They are freeware and very good alternatives to Sun's FTP daemon. Also, if
> you ftp to a bunch of sites out on the net, you will find that the majority
> of them will be one of the two above, with WU-FTPD probably being the most
> popular. A third one might pop up from time to time, and that would be the
> NcFTPd server (www.ncftpd.com), however, that is a commercial ftp server, so
> why bother with that one if you got great free alternatives?
Thanks to Scott Adkins and all others that responed!
Nils K. Sch°yen
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