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Problem with softlink (2 posts)

  • Started 10 years ago by elebl057
  • Latest reply 10 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • elebl057 Member

    Hello,

    I have a home Debian (etch) ftp server. All users that have access to the server are rooted to my ftp directory. Is used a softlink (ln -s /dev/hdb1/ /home/ftp/) so that everything from my ftp would be reallocated in my second hard drive. Also, I gave access to all user to that directory using the following command: chmod -R 777 /home/ftp/hdb1 and /dev/hdb1. However, Fetch 5 seems unable to detect that shortcut, but a browser such as Firefox is able. Is there a way so that Fetch can gain access to the directory?

    Thanks for your oncoming help!

    Eric LeBlanc

    Posted 10 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Hi Eric,

    Fetch will show users whatever folder the FTP server starts them in. So it sounds like you may need to set a different home directory in the configuration file for your FTP server.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 10 years ago #

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