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ftp account for root user?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by noimad1, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. noimad1

    noimad1 Well-Known Member

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    I have a customer with a dedicated server that wants to be able to ftp into root. Is this at all possible?
     
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    DaveUsedToWorkHere Well-Known Member

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    This is a huge security risk. Any reason why they can't use SFTP? It uses File Transfer over SSH and is much more secure. Most modern FTP clients support SFTP
     
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    hicom Well-Known Member

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    It seems cPanel by default under Pure-FTPD configs allow root password to be used to login to ANY account.
     
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