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Disabling FTP Access

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Simonson, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. Simonson

    Simonson Registered

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    Hi,

    In WHM I add a package that "Max FTP Accounts = 0" but, I still can FTP!
    How can I disable FTP, specially when the package is for mail (xmail, x3mail) only?

    Thanks,
    Simon Son
     
  2. cPanelDavidG

    cPanelDavidG Technical Product Specialist

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    Note: Maximum FTP Accounts only means additional FTP accounts. It does not count the FTP account created for the cPanel user.

    At this time, cPanel/WHM does not natively support creating a cPanel account that does not have FTP access.
     
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    I was able to disable it in WHM by unticking it from the Services panel and also blocking it in the Security Center.

    Cpanel still creates the accounts, but the server settings will not allow any use of ftp.
    For good measure, I also edited the conf file to change the ftp port to something that isn't standard.
     
  4. balamm

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    Maybe it's time to correct this!
    When I set something to '0', I expect that it means '0'.
    Not 1+0 :rolleyes:

    Just as I expect that unchecking "Shell Access" actually means ALL shell access for this account, not just additional logins.... blah!


    At least edit the tag to make it clear that this won't disable ftp ;)

    Anyway,
    Why isn't there a way to entirely disable ftp use per user?
    Out of 30 accounts/domains or so that I have on one server, there are only 2 or 3 that ever require ftp access.
    Why do I have to leave that unwanted access in place?

    There must be a way to deny access.
    By placing a "deny from username" in the pure-ftp.conf maybe?
    Where's the documentation on this?
    Can't find anything like it in the pure-ftp docs at any rate.
     
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    Greetings all!

    Here is what I would like to setup -

    Am leasing a shopping cart service - we provide the templates, cart, ssl cert, etc - the user ONLY needs access to email in cpanel (mail only theme/s).

    I do not want them to be able access to their account's main ftp - for obvious reasons. However, I do need to be able to setup ftp to 1 or 2 specific directories ONLY (for uploading their own images). To top things off - WE need access to their main ftp via root or, preferably, another employee login to manage their site.

    Any suggestions?
     
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