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Re:anonymous ftp on WIn9x
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: Jorge Goncalvez <goncal11 at col dot bsf dot alcatel dot fr>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 09:55:02 -0500
- Subject: Re:anonymous ftp on WIn9x
At 07:55 AM 2/13/2002, Jorge Goncalvez wrote:
>Hi, I wonder how i can anonymous ftp enable under Win9x, do i must add a line
>with ftp in the passwd file?
>In winnt, the set up programs create a user ftp in the passwd allowing anonymous
>ftp based by the nt box user, how can i do to declare a ftp user in Win 9x to
>make cygwin setup automatically create a ftp user in the passwd file without
>adding by hand in this file .
Since 9x doesn't have the concept of users, you really can't. What's so
bad about adding the ftp user to the passwd file by hand (other than it's
not automated for the (now?) obvious reason)?
Larry Hall firstname.lastname@example.org
RFK Partners, Inc. http://www.rfk.com
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