How to create FTP user and assign quota in Solaris


File Transfer Protocol(FTP) is a network protocol used for the transfer of files between a client and server on network.

Step 1: Create User

First create FTP user by using following method.

# useradd test
# passwd test

Step 2: Create FTP user Directory

Make a directory in ftpdata folder

# cd /ftpdata/
# ls -l
# mkdir test
# chown test:staff test

Step 3: How to assign quota for FTP User in Solaris

In order to assign quota to FTP user below is the method.

# zfs create ftpdata/test
# zfs set quota=50M ftpdata/test

Thanks, all done 🙂

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