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Date: 2010may28 OS: Linux Q. How can I restrict an account to ftp only? A. Make file /usr/local/bin/ftponly that contains:#!/bin/sh echo "Only FTP access is allowed with this account." exit 0and make it executable:chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/ftponlyThen make it the user's shell:chsh -s /usr/local/bin/ftponly <user>Test it: Try to login to this account with ssh, you should be denied Alternately, some ftp server all virtual users. ie users who aren't Linux users.
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