Re: [Emerald] FTP access

Josh Hillman ( (no email) )
Fri, 28 May 1999 11:55:47 -0400

From: Bob Dozier <>
>We have just added Emerald FTP authentication using the Emerauth.dll
>and Serv-U. It works great for any NEW accounts. We are just now
>begining to populate Emerald and have found that any users setup
>prior to adding the FTP .dll can't be edited to allow FTP access.
>We can add the directory to the login service and the user can FTP
>authenticate but the user's directory is not created and any upload
>attempts seem to go but the file is nowhere to be found. We have
>discovered that to allow "previous to the FTP .dll" users to set up
>properly, we must delete the MBR and then set it back up.
>Is there a way around this? Thanks!

You can run something like the following to update any existing accounts
that don't already have the directory listed.

update subaccounts
set homedir = ('\\servername\sharename\'+login)
where active = 1
and homedir = ''
and whatever other criteria you want to include/exlclude