Subject: Re: [Summer of code] Proposal : a Sftp server
To: None <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/16/2005 06:43:15
On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 12:11:00AM -0400, James K. Lowden wrote:
> Ben Harris wrote:
> > This is a client issue, not a server issue.  ftpd no more loads your
> > shell than httpd does.
> Thank you for the education.  Not to drift too far off topic, but now I'm
> completely baffled by why ftpd insists the user have a valid shell (item
> #3 under "User Authentication" on the ftpd man page).  

That's the message used to determine the user may user ftpd at all.
Id's like daemon are not allowed to use ftpd...