From: Christian Mayrhuber (christian.mayrhuber_at_gmx.net)
Date: Fri 21 Mar 2003 - 17:16:02 GMT
You have to recompile it with the --without-capabilities flag, otherwise
You have to grant so much rights to pure-ftpd that running in vserver
is senseless from a security point of view.
Am Freitag, 21. März 2003 12:48 schrieb Schwarz Hans-Juergen:
> Hello List,
> I'm having problems to run pure-ftpd within my vservers. I asked about
> that in the pure-ftpd list and got the following answer:
> --- snip
> > from the debs. The Problem is when I try to start pure-ftpd I get the
> > following error:
> > 421 Unable to switch capabilities : Operation not permitted
> When the libcap library is installed, Pure-FTPd will use some specific
> Linux system calls to reduce its field of action.
> The error you get probably means that your kernel refused to change
> --- snip
> I'm running everything on Debian 3.0 woody and installed pure-ftpd over
> apt-get. I tried it with "S_CAPS="CAP_SYS_RESOURCE" but this did not
> the trick. Any suggestions? Thank you very much.
-- lg, Chris