Re: Serv-U

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Mon, 29 Dec 1997 19:54:01 -0800

David Mulberry wrote:
> Now on to the next problem... When I set up a new user, if I enter an ftp
> directory in Emerald and I use a network name like \\servername\wwwroot, it
> creates the new directory with the users name. However, if I ftp to the
> directory with the new user's name and password Serv-U logs me in and then
> give me access denied error 550 (looks like it can't find my home
> directory). On the other hand if i set up the new user with an ftp
> directory with a drive letter like c:\wwwroot then Emerald gives me an
> error, "68:Device Unavailable", when saving the new user (remember I am
> working remotely and do not have the drive mapped). Of course this means
> that home dir of the new user was not created on the server. However, if i
> create the home dir on the server for the new user Serv-U authenticates via
> ftp without a problem.
> Does Serv-U work with a network address in the Emerald Directory field??? If
> so what have i possibly configured incorrectly??

Who is serv-u logged in as? Is it running local or as a service? You
should be using UNC paths for everything. If Emerald can create the dir
and Serv-U can't access it, then whomever Serv-U is running as doesn't
have permissions to the UNC.

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