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Old 09-09-2009
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Hi guys

Quick question

Im creating an FTP server and im chrooting each user to there home directory blah blah. Ive also setup scponly so there locked etc.

Im a novice at unix and have just reaslised the primary group of scponly is the username of one of the ftp users... which im sure it should not be.. What should this be?

Im using webmin and must of changed it by accident while 'learning' Smilie
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Old 09-09-2009
You can use the same user for both. The difference is the process that processes the login attempt. Ftp usually uses port 21 and so the ftpd server processes those requests. The SCP comes in on a different port usually 22 so the SSH server handles those requests. As long as the user is setup for each as a valid user then you should have any problems. Not is you are doing sftp then the user would be the same for both since the SSH server handles both the same.
 

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