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Is it possible to setup an ftp server in such a way that only allows users (either registered accounts or anonymous accounts) to upload files and do nothing else (such as delete files, view other folders, chmod, etc.)?

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closed as off topic by Su', John Conde Sep 27 '12 at 1:11

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I use VSFTPD on my servers which is easy to configure for real and virtual users, plus its very secure.

Open vsftpd.conf file: # vi /etc/vsftpd.conf

Set download_enable to NO: download_enable=NO

Save and close the file. Restart vsftpd ftp server: # /etc/init.d/vsftpd restart

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