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Date:      Wed, 27 Sep 2000 09:31:21 -0400
From:      "Andresen,Jason R." <jandrese@mitre.org>
To:        alex <alex@nyc.zyan.net>
Cc:        BSD Questions <FreeBSD-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: 
Message-ID:  <39D1F6A8.B1552321@mitre.org>
References:  <000101c02885$6903ec00$5e41f840@alex.dslspeed.com>

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alex wrote:
> 
> I'm try to FTP my Freebsd4.0 as root  from win98 using WS_ftp95le. I have a
> dsl line at home and both computers have static IPs sitting right next to
> each other on a hub..
> I see login refusels on both computers, is there some permitions I have to
> set up or do I have to log on as another user?

By default I think root is denied FTP logins because it is listed in
/etc/ftpusers.  You should really consider ftping as another user, it's
supposedly safer.

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