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ftp logins via terminal
Authored by: Iceberg on Sep 03, '01 11:45:54AM
To see what someone is doing while logged in to your FTP server (not just the login info) you need to change a line in your /etc/inetd.conf file.

The line to change:

ftp     stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/libexec/tcpd               ftpd -ll

Notice the "-ll" at the end, that's the only thing you need to add. This tells the ftp server to log more information. You can then use the Console app to monitor the log file in real time.

Hope this helps.

- Iceberg

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ftp logins via terminal
Authored by: maciana on Sep 03, '01 03:40:23PM

thanks for the hints - I basically need it to see if someone is connected and at what speed they are downloading/uploading. (i know that crush ftp is a good tool but i don't really need that much... i prefer learning a bit about unix rather than spending money for the easy way ;-) )



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