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I know how can I change the umask settings for all the users using ftpd, but how can I change the umask for a given user using FTPD?

AIX/6100-05-02-1034 FTP server (Version 4.2)

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The AIX ftpd doesn't provide per-user umask settings. You can set a global umask value with the -u switch, but neither the command line nor the configuration file allow you to set this on a per-user basis.

Note that you can set the umask, and run chmod, from the client side with SITE commands:

SITE UMASK 002
SITE CHMOD 600 your_file
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