Opened 21 years ago

Last modified 19 years ago

#478 closed Bug report

FZ server/service chokes if account <> local system

Reported by: anonymous Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: Other
Keywords: Cc: Tim Kosse
Component version: Operating system type:
Operating system version:


An attempt to have the FZ server service run under a
user other than local system causes the service to fail
on startup (and remain unstartable/unstoppable as a

Steps to reproduce:
a) create a local user, say "ftp"
b) change that user's group to "guest".
c) set FZ server login credentials to user=ftp
d) try to (re)start the service.

the service is hung and does not respond to attempts to
start or stop it. It cannot be killed, and cannot be
connected to by the FZ server interface.

Change History (2)

comment:1 by Tim Kosse, 21 years ago

AFAIK the guest group doesn't have enough permissions to
run a server.

comment:2 by Tim Kosse, 19 years ago

This bug report has been closed due to inactivity and has possibly
already been solved.

You can reopen this report if the issue still exists in the
latest version of FileZilla (Server).

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