View Full Version : [ubuntu] How to restrict an FTP user to one directory?

January 31st, 2012, 06:01 PM
HI all,

I have an Ubuntu server running vsftpd.
I want to be able to create a limited user who will soley have access to one or two directories.
I know by default they have access to their home directory but how can I direct their logon to the only directory I wish them to use?

January 31st, 2012, 06:14 PM
How about creating a soft link to the directory in their home directory? Is that bad practice?

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July 2nd, 2012, 08:01 AM
Great question, I'm trying to do the same thing. Can't find an answer anywhere on here?

July 2nd, 2012, 11:29 AM
jail them

quick google..