How to add a chrooted FTP account for access to a specific dir on a Linux Plesk server

July 21, 2008

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To add a chrooted FTP user outside of Plesk properly, you need to: Create the user with the home directory as the root of what they can access Give the user a password Make their primary group psacln Add them to the psaserv group as well # useradd username -d /var/www/html/website/slideshow/ # passwd username Enter new password for username # usermod -g psacln username # usermod -G psaserv username You also need to chmod the directory in question to 775 That's it.
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