Opened 14 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

#2265 new Feature request

(Server) Wildcards in Permissions

Reported by: mugendai Owned by:
Priority: high Component: FileZilla Server
Keywords: Cc: mugendai, Alexander Schuch
Component version: Operating system type:
Operating system version: Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter

Description

It would be nice to be able to use wildcards, such as
the * when settings file permissions.

This would be especially useful if for instance you
wanted to provide each user a folder that has special
permissions where the folder name was the same.

Ex.
c:\ftp\users\*\upload
and then give that permission to write files.

This allows a single entry that lets each user have a
folder that any user can upload to.

The :u feature is quite useful, however this would
allow on htat user access to upload in that folder.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 14 years ago by mugendai

It could also be nice if this feature could be extended to
allow speficification of permissions on files, wish I will
go ahead an make seperate request based on.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by andy

Operating system version: Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
Priority: normalhigh

Please, this cant be too hard to do, and would a be an amazing feature, as i have the same need as mugendai.

Having folders like /root/$username/incoming
So i give everybody write permission on root/*/incoming.

So everybody can upload something for that user in his own /incoming/ folder.

And maybe make two types of wildcard.

One for every folder like for example

root/username/incoming/cookies/download
would match /root/*/download

but not match
/root/?/download
because ? is only for one folder so it would have to be
/root/?/?/?/download
to work.

comment:3 Changed 2 years ago by Kurt McKee

Triage suggestion

I do not see a way to accomplish this in FileZilla Server version 0.9.60. However, this feature request is 12 years old.

If there are no plans to support wildcard-based privilege assignment, I suggest closing this feature request.

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