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I have installed vsftpd in ubuntu. I have created a user in name of ftpadmin by command

sudo useradd ftpadmin

and I have set its password too, I also have created a home directory for it using

sudo mkdir /home/ftp. 

My problem is this user can access and see others directories which I don't want. I want ftpadmin can access only to it's own directory. I have tried to make a directory in var/www too but it didn't work.

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Did you do any homework at all ?

First page of a Google search leads to the solution - Set chroot_local_user=yes in /etc/fsftpd/vsftpd.conf

  • thanka you alot. one more thing now my ftpadmin don't have access to write anything in its directory.it is the owner with 770 permission but it cant write anything – tina Aug 24 '15 at 6:12

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