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Permanently modify the LimitRecursion setting?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Benjamin D., Aug 21, 2018.

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  1. Benjamin D.

    Benjamin D. Well-Known Member

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    Hi, is there any way to permanently modify the LimitRecursion setting in /etc/pure-ftpd.conf so that WHM updates DON'T revert it? I have it set on: LimitRecursion 20000 8

    WHM updates keep resetting it to 10000. It's not 1988 anymore. FTP directories can very well have over 10000 files and it kind of sucks that I have to manually think about reverting this setting every time my WHM updates. When I forget, I have users complaining they can only list 9999 files.

    Thanks

    Why isn't this setting in this section, see attached screenshot.
     

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    Hello @Benjamin D.,

    We document how to ensure changes to the Pure-FTPd configuration file are preserved on the link below:

    FTP FAQ - Version 74 Documentation - cPanel Documentation

    Here's the relevant quote from this document:

    I've tested and confirmed this method allows one to properly preserves changes to the LimitRecursion value. I encourage you to submit a feature request if you'd like to see LimitRecursion added to the available options to configure in WHM >> FTP Server Configuration.

    Let me know if you have any questions.

    Thanks!
     
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