Symblic links in FTP

Actually there is no way to use symbolic links in FTP. A workaround is to mount the folder with the bind option. For example, i have a jailed FTP account and i want to allow it to access the /tmp/eureka folder.

1. Create the mount point folder in the user home directory.

mkdir /home/<username>/eureka

 

2. Mount the /tmp/eureka folder with the bind option.

mount --bind /tmp/eureka /home/<username>/eureka

 

Done =)

Reference: vsFTPd and Symbolic Links

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