Appendix - MFT User Properties

User properties allow you to define the user access for the MFT embedded server.  Create a property file that looks like:

Properties File Syntax
USER_ID=<user id>
USER_HOME_DIR=<home directory>
SFTP_READ=true/false
SFTP_WRITE=true/false
SFTP_DELETE=true/false
SFTP_LIST=true/false
FTP_READ=true/false
FTP_WRITE=true/false
FTP_DELETE=true/false
FTP_LIST=true/false


Example Properties File
USER_ID=ftpuser
USER_HOME_DIR=/ftpuser
SFTP_READ=true
SFTP_WRITE=true
SFTP_DELETE=false
SFTP_LIST=true
FTP_READ=false
FTP_WRITE=false
FTP_DELETE=false
FTP_LIST=false


Deploying a property file will:

  • Create the home directory relative to the embedded servers ftp root.
  • Set the home directory for the user
  • Set permissions for sftp and ftp