Article ID: 9689, created on Feb 15, 2011, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 11.x for Linux
  • Plesk 10.x for Linux
  • Plesk 9.x for Linux/Unix


FTP users created for accessing certain domains can access another customer's domain and other directories on the server. They also have access to the root directory.
FTP users should be able to view only their own domain's directory.


The issue may occur in the following cases:
  • You have an unsupported FTP server program installed.
  • The ProFTPd configuration file has been manually edited (the DefaultRoot directive value has been changed).


To allow users to access only their home directories, add the "DefaultRoot ~" line at the end of the FTP server's configuration file (usually /etc/proftpd.conf):
# echo "DefaultRoot ~" >> /etc/proftpd.conf

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