WebFaction
Community site: login faq

I want to create an sftp user, with access restricted to a particular directory within my webapps directory. Ideally, I´d like to have that directory be the only one she sees in her ftp client window when she logs in.

Is that possible?

Thanks.

asked 24 Jan '13, 09:01

rblumberg
1123
accept rate: 0%


You can grant access to specific directory by following these instructions in our documentation: Granting Access to Specific Users

Note that those instructions won't jail your user in a specific directory, and they won't prevent the user from seeing other directories within webapps (although they will prevent the user from seeing the contents of those directories).

If you follow all of the instructions, including the bit about creating a symlink in the user's home directory, then they won't need to traverse into your webapps directory, so they won't see the other directories listed there.

permanent link

answered 24 Jan '13, 10:48

seanf
12.2k31836
accept rate: 37%

Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×36
×30
×25

question asked: 24 Jan '13, 09:01

question was seen: 4,329 times

last updated: 24 Jan '13, 10:48

WEBFACTION
REACH US
SUPPORT
AFFILIATE PROGRAM
LEGAL
© COPYRIGHT 2003-2016 SWARMA LIMITED - WEBFACTION IS A SERVICE OF SWARMA LIMITED
REGISTERED IN ENGLAND AND WALES 5729350 - VAT REGISTRATION NUMBER 877397162
5TH FLOOR, THE OLD VINYL FACTORY, HAYES, UB3 1HA, UNITED KINGDOM