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Using proftpd I'd like to login to server. I set permission to user directory to 444. When I am trying to login using ftp client - doesn't working, I can't log in. Did I do something wrong? Maybe I set wrong chmod, it should be read permission to all.

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You need to set execute rights to directory to have access rights to it. So try

chmod 555 <directory_name>
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