User a Creating - ProFTPD
If you want to create a new user for ProFTPD, just one uses the system user.
In order for the new FTP user not by the whole server "browsed", a small adjustment in the configuration is needed, how it works will be explained in detail in this article.
First, we create a new system user with useradd. We could also use adduser, but is not so easily controlled.
Our syntax for useradd is:
useradd username -d folder
useradd John -d /var/www/john
Now we give him a password:
This allows the user John /var/www/john remains in its directory. We write the following in the configuration file /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf:
After saving ProFTPD should be restarted:
Now John should come in via FTP ...