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Mojave Mac With FTP Client Pointed To DropBox - Wrong Permissions

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I’ve got a Rumpus (ftp program) installation on a Mac running Mojave, that is pointed to a DropBox Subfolder. When someone uploads a file via ftp, that file ends up in the DropBox subfolder. The issue is that when it gets uploaded, it has "System" permissions for read and write and not the "admin" account. DropBox therefore, can’t sync and it has a red “x” next to it. Any thought on how to resolve? Thanks!

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Re: Mojave Mac With FTP Client Pointed To DropBox - Wrong Permissions

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Hi @macworks,

The problem isn't in Dropbox. One way is to change the user context of the particular ftp client, the client have to run on Dropbox user context. Another possibility is set default mask for client's user to grant full access for every one, so Dropbox will be able proceed even not own the files/folders. Read carefully your ftp client documentation and make the appropriate thing.

Hope this helps.

PS: Very important could be, what user authorization is used while you initiate remote access! Ensure that the accounts match.

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Re: Mojave Mac With FTP Client Pointed To DropBox - Wrong Permissions

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New member | Level 2

In the DropBox app, holding down the Option key in Accounts will fix, but how do I fix this permanantly?

 

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Re: Mojave Mac With FTP Client Pointed To DropBox - Wrong Permissions

Super Collaborator | Level 20

Hi @macworks,

The problem isn't in Dropbox. One way is to change the user context of the particular ftp client, the client have to run on Dropbox user context. Another possibility is set default mask for client's user to grant full access for every one, so Dropbox will be able proceed even not own the files/folders. Read carefully your ftp client documentation and make the appropriate thing.

Hope this helps.

PS: Very important could be, what user authorization is used while you initiate remote access! Ensure that the accounts match.

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