[Kolab-devel] More information on proftpd

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Wed Feb 25 17:51:03 CET 2004

On Thursday 12 February 2004 21:49, ian geiser wrote:
> On Thursday 12 February 2004 12:02 pm, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> > On Tuesday 10 February 2004 13:58, Ian Reinhart Geiser wrote:
> > > Greetings
> > > 	Ive been trying to get proftpd to work on kolab 1.0.  I have gotten
> > > the point where proftpd now loads by rebuilding the package some.  My
> > > new issue is that when the user logs in they cannot read the free/busy
> > > lists.
> > >
> > > 	I did get the users to be able to authenticate with their username and
> > > password though.
> >
> > Yes, this is a cludge.
> > Writing will only work if you give your username and password.
> > Reading might work giving one commonly shared secret
> > for one installation.
> No infact at this point you must log in as a common account and everyone
> must use the same username and password.  What I did is change the ldap
> query so that it used the users uid instead of the freebusy uid.  The
> problem I have now is that for some reason the user once logged in doesnt
> have enough rights to see the files or to write over them.   My question
> was how to change the rights so users can view files, and write to their
> own.

Ah, got your question wrong.
Unfortunately I don't know the answer.

> Once this is resolved free/busy lists can work in Outlook 2000 on Win2k
> without using the common account.

IIRC the reason is, that 
as ftp is insecure over the line, 
we should not use the real user password for this. 
So I'm not sure if your change is desireable.
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