Support for authentication in ftpd

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Wed Apr 28 12:13:19 UTC 2010

On 04/28/2010 03:23 AM, Arnout Vandecappelle wrote:
>   Hoi all,
>   I'm going to add some form of authentication to ftpd.  The idea is that
> I'll add a hook function to the configuration that returns permissions per
> file or directory on which an operation is executed.  It would be used
> instead of the global access configuration (with the global access
> configuration as a fall-back).
>   Is anybody else interested?  Any remarks or other approaches I should
> consider?
I think it would be a nice feature especially if it followed
the format of the login plugin setup for telnetd.  Then
an authentication engine could work with either one.

>   Regards,
>   Arnout

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