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ftpusersfile

FTPUSERS(5) File Formats Manual FTPUSERS(5)

NAME

ftpusersfile which lists users who are not allowed to use ftp

DESCRIPTION

/etc/ftpusers is used by proftpd(8); the file contains a list of users who are not allowed to use the ftp command. For security reasons at least users like ``root'', ``bin'', ``uucp'' and ``news'' should be listed in this file. Blank lines and lines beginning with `#' are ignored.
Note: a lines with `#' in the middle is not a comment. Don't put `#' after a name to comment it; use another line, or things will silently fail on you.

EXAMPLES

/etc/ftpusers might contain the following entries:
# 
# /etc/ftpusers 
# 
root 
bin 
uucp 
news

FILES

/etc/ftpusers

SEE ALSO

ftp(1), proftpd(8)
April 19, 2001 Debian proftpd