Specifies local user names that cannot be used by remote FTP clients.
The /etc/ftpusers file contains a list of local user names that the ftpd server does not allow remote File Transfer Protocol (FTP) clients to use. The format of the ftpusers file is a simple list of user names that also appear in the /etc/passwd file.
Entries to this file can be made using the System Management Interface Tool (SMIT) or the ruser command.
The following are sample entries in an ftpusers file:
root guest ftp joan UUCP
This file is part of TCP/IP in Network Support Facilities in Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime.
|/etc/passwd||Contains user authentication information.|
The ruser command.
The ftpd daemon.
File Transfer Protocol (FTP), TCP/IP Protocols, Understanding the SMIT Interface for TCP/IP in AIX 5L Version 5.1 System Management Guide: Communications and Networks.