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Re: vsftpd config



On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 07:27:13PM +0200, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am Do, den 28.07.2005 schrieb Marcel Janssen um 19:13:
 
> > I'd like to open vsftp for anonymous users to write. I just need
> > that for a short moment so that someone can upload something.
 
> Can't you just create a specific user for that purpose? Not to ship
> around your configuration problem, but for safety. FTP servers open
> for anonymous write are quickly misused.

Proftpd, at least, has some great options to make this less likely.
Preventing MKDIR and LIST (and maybe RETR), for example, in the incoming
directory makes it a lot more safe.

w


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