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if you use proftpd as ftp deamon, create the httpasswd file:

# htpasswd -c [filename] [accountname]

in

/var/ftpauth/ftppasswd

add new line from [filename] followed by

:userid
:groupid
:web:/this/is/the/path/to/the/docroot
:/dev/null

e.g.:

accountname:pAsSwOrD:1001:33:web:/wwwroot/accountname:/dev/null

userid and groupid will be the user and group, the ftp accound will be using.

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