This post contains information on how to add additional directories for a user that is a member of a group. If you want to give the user of a group different permissions for a directory they have access to as a member of the group read this.
Your screen should look like Screen 4.09. If it does not you can access it by: Opening the admin interface -> Click Edit -> Click Users -> Click the user's name
1. Click "Shared folders" on the left side of Screen 4.09
You should now see Screen 4.10.
2. Click "Add" on the middle of Screen 4.10
3. Select a folder from the list
This will be the folder the user can access.
Your screen will now look similar to Screen 4.11.
As you can see the file and directory permissions became click-able.
4. Set the user permissions
Set the user permissions according to how much you want the user to be able to do.
Note: Directory is another word for folder.
Read: They can view/download any file in the directory.Directories:
Write: They can upload/create new files.
Delete: They can delete files in the directory.
Append: Alter files
Create: They can create directories in the directory.5. Right click the directory
Delete: They can delete directories in the directory.
List: They need this to be able to view the directory.
+Subdirs: This will make it so they can see sub-directories (Directories within the current directory)
6. Click Edit aliases
This window will appear:
7. Input / <insert a name here>
<insert a name here> can also be a path like "/Some Directory/My Directory". If you want the user's name to appear in the directory name you can do so by using ":u"(e.g "/:u's pictures").
When the user(e.g. tester2) logs into my FTP server I want them to see this additional directory as "Source". So I input "/Source" for step 3.
8. Click OK
Your screen will look similar to:
Optional Step - Access to multiple directories
OS.1: If you want the user to have access to multiple directories repeat steps 2-8.9. Go on to the next part of this section.