Allowing user access through FTP


#1

Hi all,

I’ve tried reading up about this, but cannot quite figure out how. I need to give a third party vendor access to a certain directory on my server through FTP so that they can make changes, etc.

How do I do this so that they don’t have access to all of my files?

Thanks,

Jeremy Henricks
Editor, The Outdoor Lodge
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#2

I know this isn’t exactly what you were looking for, but may I suggest making it web based? There are a couple scripts out there that will allow you to edit files in a certain directory, but you can’t modify anything outside it. Don’t know how your vendor accesses the data. For example, you can setup a script to automatically ftp stuff somewhere; you can’t do that with a web based setup.


Todd Eddy
vrillusions.com