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Date:      Thu, 16 Jul 1998 15:39:01 -0700
From:      David Greenman <>
To:        "Steve Babb" <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD as an FTP server... 
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Thu, 16 Jul 1998 23:02:45 BST." <000201bdb105$c973bc40$062893c3@kuh> 

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>Sorry to bother you all, but could someone answer a simple question for me.
>At the moment we have FreeBSD set up as an anonymous FTP server, and now
>would like the ability to have user FTP accounts. Basically speaking we
>would like to login to the ftp server as say, ftpuser1, and then be able to
>FTP files to a pre-defined directory that only ftpuser1 can see, not all
>anonymous users. Is this possible as reading through the docs I see no
>mention of using FreeBSD as anything other than an anon server.
>We also have now installed apache and need to FTP the web pages to it from
>our windows web authoring program. This again requires us to FTP to another
>directory than our anon one.
>Finally how can you stop people uploading to the server, as at the moment
>you can upload and download from the anon server.
>Sorry if these questions are answered elsewere. If so a point in the right
>direction would be great!

   This functionality is provided by wu-ftpd which is in the ports tree.
Specifically, you want to look at the "guest groups" support.


David Greenman
Co-founder/Principal Architect, The FreeBSD Project

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