View Full Version : Web Server - Filesystem/FTP Setup

27th July 2007, 06:27 PM
I'm a web developer, and have finally built myself a FC7 web server. I have it all set up but I'm not sure the best approach to take for hosting multiple sites in terms of the filesystem, and FTP accounts etc.

I thought one way would be to create VirtualHosts for each site, and create a user to represent each site such that the website will go in /home/user_site_name. To correspond with that I would like to setup an FTP server so that I can log in with a username, and the ftp would use the aforementioned directory (sandboxed) for that user. How would I go about doing this? I've read basic tutorials for vsftpd and proftpd but they only really cover an anonymous FTP setup for filesharing etc...

The documentation is a bit heavy, and was hoping someone could point me in the right direction or instruct me on the best way to achieve this.

Many Thanks.

27th July 2007, 09:04 PM
Cheers to all those who had a look. I've managed to figure it out!