root ftp access

albi albi at
Wed Sep 13 01:13:53 UTC 2006

On Wed, 13 Sep 2006 00:59:32 +0000 (UTC)
Rein Mann <reica at> wrote:

> I would like to have root access to my ubuntu-linux box from windows
> on the local network.
> Commenting out (#root) in ftpusers does not work.
> How can I achieve this?

no idea, maybe it's not even possible in any ftp-server software
(ftp does plain text username+password by default)

but why don't you try winscp (runs even quite well in wine), and enable
root-login in sshd.conf, and you get basically the same idea


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