[techtalk] ftp only shell for users...

Jenn V. jenn at simegen.com
Sat Nov 27 15:41:15 EST 1999

Alain Toussaint wrote:
> > /bin/false works well. It's the default solution that I know of.
> problem is that wu-ftpd (what's currently in the server) doesn't allow ftp for
> user with a /bin/false shell...

> ummm...i can't consider this solution since i don't know how to build such
> apps (i don't know how to code be it in C/C++).

Shellscript would work too. Hm. How about 'cp /bin/false /bin/fakeshell'?

Jenn V.
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