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Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Enable FTP on SCO Post 58607 by zazzybob on Wednesday 24th of November 2004 04:59:27 PM
You need to be a bit more specific. When you say "it failed" why did it fail, how did it fail, what errors were seen (if any).

If the machines are connected properly via the network (i.e. you can ping both ways), and the ftp daemon is installed correctly (either standalone or via inetd).... I wouldn't advise logging into an ftp server as root. However, if that's what you want/have to do, check to see if /etc/ftpusers contains a line "root". If so, delete it.

You may need to restart your FTP daemon depending on which one you use (unless you use inetd - then you won't Smilie ).

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ftpwho(1)							   User Commands							 ftpwho(1)

ftpwho - show current process information for each FTP Server user SYNOPSIS
ftpwho [-v] [-V] DESCRIPTION
Use the ftpwho command to show the current process information for each user logged in to the FTP Server. This information is in addition to information displayed by the ftpcount(1) command. OPTIONS
The ftpwho command supports the following options: -v Display the current process information and user counts for FTP Server classes defined in virtual host ftpaccess(4) files. -V Display the program copyright and version information, then terminate. EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful completion. >0 An error occurred. FILES
/etc/ftpd/ftpaccess /var/run/ftp.pids-classname /etc/ftpd/ftpservers ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWftpu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |External | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
ftpcount(1), ps(1), in.ftpd(1M), ftpaccess(4), ftpservers(4), attributes(5) NOTES
For separate class counts to be kept, class names defined in complete virtual host ftpaccess files must be unique. SunOS 5.10 25 Apr 2003 ftpwho(1)

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