ftp problems

Paul Civati paul at xciv.org
Thu Nov 7 21:50:09 GMT 2002


David Richards <DavidR at eurosoft-uk.com> wrote:

> I have created a directory in the pub on an ftp server. I have changed all
> the permissions so only a group of users can access. I did chmod a-rwx dir
> and then chmod g+rwx dir
> 
> Then i try to create a symbolic link to that dir in the ftp.
> 
> the current permissions for the private directory is
> d---rwx---    3 eurosoft eurosoft     4096 Nov  7 14:54 private 
> and the symbolic link
> lrwxrwxrwx    1 eurosoft eurosoft       22 Nov  7 15:10 public_ftp ->
>  /home/ftp/pub/private/
> 
> i cant see where i am going wrong. Could someone point it out to me.

I don't see any problem, ignore the permissions of the actual symbolic
link itself, it's what the link points to that's important.

> Just a little off topic here! any one know of a limit for the amount of
> user account u can have on the system. 

65535, I think?

-Paul-





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