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 ftpservers(4)                                                 ftpservers(4)

 NAME    [Toc]    [Back]
      ftpservers - ftpd virtual hosting configuration specification file

 SYNPOSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

 DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]
      The /etc/ftpd/ftpservers file is used to tell which set of virtual
      domain configuration files that the ftpd server should use.  With
      VIRTUAL support, wu-ftpd has the ability to use separate configuration
      files for each virtual domain.

      For a virtual host, configuration files can be placed into a separate
      virtual domain directory. The directory path and the virtual host IP
      address that is to use those configuration files is listed in the
      /etc/ftpd/ftpservers file.  The actual configuration files put into
      the virtual domain directory MUST be named as follows:

      ftpaccess        virtual domain's access file.

      ftpusers         restrict the accounts that can use the web server."

      ftpgroups        SITE GROUP and SITE GPASS support."

      ftphosts         allow or deny usernames access to that virtual

      ftpconversions   customize conversions available in the virtual

      You do not need to put every file in each of the virtual domain
      directories.  If you want a set of domains to use the master copy of a
      file, for example, the ftpconversions file, then do not include that
      file in those virtual domain directories.  In that case the default
      master copy will be used.

      NOTE: The file names must match those listed above.  If you misspell
      any of them or name them something else, the server WILL NOT find them
      and the master copy of them will be used instead.

    ftpservers File Format
      There are two fields to each entry.

           ipaddr/hostname   directory-containing-configuration-files

           For example:
           some.domain      INTERNAL

 Hewlett-Packard Company            - 1 -   HP-UX 11i Version 2: August 2003

 ftpservers(4)                                                 ftpservers(4)

      When an ftp client connects to the server, ftpd tries to match the IP
      address the ftp client connected to with one found in the ftpservers

      If a match is found the path to the specified directory containing the
      configuration files for that specific domain is returned.  The ftpd
      server uses any configuration files in that directory.

      If a match is not found, or an invalid directory path is encountered,
      default paths to the configuration files are used.  The use of
      INTERNAL in the example above fails the check for a specific directory
      and the master configuration files will be used.

      Either the actual IP address or a specific hostname can be used to
      specify the virtual domain.  It is better to specify the actual IP of
      the virtual domain as it reduces the need for a domain lookup and
      eliminates DNS security related naming issues.

      NOTE: Comment lines are depicted with a # sign.  Both comment lines
      and blanklines are ignored.

 FILES    [Toc]    [Back]

 AUTHOR    [Toc]    [Back]
      ftpservers was developed by the Washington University, St. Louis,

 SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]
      ftpd(1M) , ftpacces
 , ftphosts(4).

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