> We are using proftpd for an ftp server on a Linux box. For each directory,
> I create a group. And I control which directory an ftp user can have
> access to by putting the user into different groups. But I run across a
> problem. If a user is put into about 35 groups, he will loss access to all
> directories after login through FTP. Even though he can 'ls' them, but he
> can not 'cd' them. The error message is "access denied". Could anybody
> tell me how to work around it.

This, I believe, is a relevant FAQ:


There is a OS limit to the number of groups to which a user can belong;
there is nothing proftpd can do to work around OS limits like this.


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