Restricted SFTP access to server for one user
work at ashleymoran.me.uk
Tue Mar 28 11:16:59 UTC 2006
On Tuesday 28 March 2006 10:36, Martin Hudec wrote:
> Hello Ashley,
> Ashley Moran wrote:
> > I don't want to install an FTP program, and we
> > don't use password authentication for SSH, so I'm going to tell him to
> > create a key pair and send us his public key.
> Maybe for the client, it would be better to use also password based
> authentication, ask him - he is the client and he should define what he
We shouldn't really be hosting his site (it turned out his ISP doesn't offer
PHP), and I don't think he's paying anything for this, so he gets what we
> > I can remove his login shell, but how do I restrict him to only view his
> > home directory over SFTP?
> I think that shells/scponly should have chroot ability for their users.
I'm looking at shells/rssh, which appears to be the most popular way to give
restricted sftp access. But I'm not having much luck with the chroot. I
might try scponly if I don't get anywhere.
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