Matt Mossholder on 8 Jun 2011 16:47:48 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] ftp on Linode

On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 7:42 PM, Eric at <> wrote:

That would be great.... thanks.

I have also noticed that Proftpd has a configuration option to restrict access
by IP address:

(example cited from:
 Â )

<Directory /web/zsl>
 Â<Limit ALL>
   ÂOrder Allow,Deny
   ÂDeny ALL


On 06/08/2011 07:19 PM, Michael Lazin wrote:
> You can do that with a .ftpaccess file. ÂI can send you the syntax when I'm in
> the office tomorrow if you like.
> On Jun 8, 2011 7:05 PM, "Eric at" <
> <>> wrote:
> I /have/ to set up ftp on a linode server for a customer to transfer files. To
> prevent the inevitable script kiddie attacks I'd like to restrict ftp to a
> single IP or an IP range.
> I don't see any "here's what we recommend for ftp" type of documentation on
> their site. Is there an ftp server that allows IP restrictions as part of it's
> configuration or do I have to set up a firewall with iptables?
> Any other recommendations/advice/tips for ftp servers?
> Eric

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And failing those, you could always use iptables, PAM restrictions, etc. to get a similar effect.

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