scponlyc on 6.1

Atom Powers atom.powers at
Thu Jun 1 13:40:42 PDT 2006

On 6/1/06, User Gandalf <gandalf at> wrote:
>   Hello,
> I have installed scponlyc with the chroot option:
> Now if I try to do 'su -l scpuser' then I do not get any error messages
> but nothing happens. If I try to login with WinSCP, it tells me that my
> shell is incompatible with bash.
> Is this a problem with the port? What am I doing wrong?  What logfiles
> should I check? (/var/log/messages tell nothing...)

what is your output from "pw showuser scpuser"? The last part of the
line should match the output of "which scponly".

Never used WinSCP, but it sounds like it's trying to execute bash, or
maybe scponly is symlinked to bash? I recommend FileZilla for MS
Windows sftp needs.

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--Atom Powers--

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