ssh - restricted shell

Alec Berryman alec at
Wed Mar 30 22:24:51 PST 2005

wizlayer on 2005-03-30 16:28:55 -0500:

> I thought this was accomplished when initially setting up a user's 
> account?  I'm under the impression that when a user clients sshd, 
> s/he still can't go beyong the boundaries of his/her existing 
> account on the server.  Of course: if $impression = "delusion" 
> then someone _please_ correct me!  fi :O

If you mean 'outside of his home directory', then yes, a user can go
outside 'his/her existing account on the server'.  He can't read,
modify, or execute files he doesn't have permission for, however.
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