I've set up my VPS with a second user foo using

sudo adduser foo and then given access ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL using sudo /usr/sbin/visudo,

And then I can use this user to access the server's root directory via FTP- however, after a few hours, when I log back in to FTP with this user, I can only access the home directory for said user, and no longer have root access. Though, when I try to check the user's permissions, they are still listed as ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL

I even tried creating a new user in the same way- and the permissions for this new user are also restricted.


This was a fairly annoying problem, however I managed to resolve by by simply switching over to SFTP- at least, for now. However, if anyone knows if this is an issue that persists, answers are welcome!

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