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About FTP

Postby adnan-mubeen » Tue Nov 11, 2003 11:00 pm

Salaam 2 Allz Herez
i Configure Ftp in RedHad 7.3 ...when i login in ftp with root so it says password incorrect .....and when i login in ftp with normal user like test it accepts but not accepting with root user ...and i remember root password
what can i do ?
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Postby farhanksa » Tue Nov 11, 2003 11:43 pm

aoa

pls check ur ftp config file... problem may be that bydefault....u didnt allowed root to ftp...
try with any other user or alow root

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Postby zaeemarshad » Wed Nov 12, 2003 12:47 am

There is no problem with the ftp configuration. actually root is never allowed to do a ftp login. rather u cant login root using any insecure service over the lan. firstly u have to login using a normal user and then do a su - to switch to root. you can remove the root entry from /etc/securetty if i am not forgetting it to allow root login over the network but thats real insecure. REAL INSECURE!!!! ACHTUNG!!!!

BTW u should have mentioned which ftp server u were using. quite a vague question but the answer was simple.

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Zaeem Arshad


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