sFTP nologin

Grant Peel gpeel at thenetnow.com
Fri Mar 25 08:11:50 PST 2005

Yes, been trying that all morning. sbin/nologin kills the connection after 
it prints the message.

i have been tring scponly it has been less that workable so far too.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric McCoy" <emccoy at haystacks.org>
To: "Grant Peel" <gpeel at thenetnow.com>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Friday, March 25, 2005 10:59 AM
Subject: Re: sFTP nologin

> Grant Peel wrote:
>> Is there a quick - secure way to allow the sshd sFTP subsystem to allows 
>> sftp connections without allowing shell accounts?
> Create the account and set its shell to /sbin/nologin.  You can safely add 
> that to /etc/shells: it does its name and just prints a terse message 
> before booting the user if he tries to connect via vanilla SSH.

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