Subject: Re: bin/4131: ftpd should have a guest only option
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/21/1997 13:15:29
On 21 Sep 1997, Matthias Scheler wrote:

> But this applies to *all* systems. I only force guest mode for "alien"
> system via "twist" line in "/etc/hosts.allow" which starts "ftpd"
> with option "-g".

I have proposed to Matthias that a more general solution is to add
a command line option that lets you specify a directory other than
/etc for ftpd.conf, ftpusers, etc.


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