Submit Hint Search The Forums LinksStatsPollsHeadlinesRSS
14,000 hints and counting!


Click here to return to the 'ftp without login ?' hint
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
ftp without login ?
Authored by: little_dude on Jul 15, '02 04:48:21PM

does anyone have an idea how to create an account that can ONLY be used for ftp upload, but NOT for ssh or telnet ?



[ Reply to This | # ]
ftp without login ?
Authored by: mervTormel on Jul 15, '02 05:33:42PM

in netinfo manager, assigning /sbin/nologin to the user's "shell" property will disallow ssh/telnet in a polite way.

$ /sbin/nologin
This account is currently not available.



[ Reply to This | # ]
What I wouldn't give for a guide to netinfo settings
Authored by: sjonke on Jul 15, '02 05:44:56PM

Are there any guides out there on what things you can put in what keywords for netinfo in OS X? For example, I have tried to figure out if there is a way in a "printer" entry to specify a particular PPD file for a printer, but not only can't I find any info on that, I can't find much info on anything. Apple has a netinfo document, but it is of little help as it seems to be OS X Server specific, and even then still seems incomplete. What's with the mystery? All such netinfo-info seems to be passed on by word of mouth, which is indeed how I learned of removing the "real name" to hide a user at the login screen.



[ Reply to This | # ]