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5.6.3. User Accounts
Because FTP passes unencrypted usernames and passwords over insecure networks for authentication, it is a good idea to deny system users access to the server from their user accounts.
To disable user accounts in
vsftpd, add the following directive to
184.108.40.206. Restricting User Accounts
The easiest way to disable a specific group of accounts, such as the root user and those with
sudoprivileges, from accessing an FTP server is to use a PAM list file as described in Section 4.4.1, “Allowing Root Access”. The PAM configuration file for
It is also possible to disable user accounts within each service directly.
To disable specific user accounts in
vsftpd, add the username to