ssh - connect to directory outside of /user/home - permission denied

Dominik Meister dm-lists at
Mon Jun 2 11:52:30 UTC 2008

Turner Litigation Services [Fri, May 30, 2008 at 06:28:26PM -0700]:
> ssh [username]@[severname] /usr/data/pub/ gives permission denied errors.

According to the unison manual the syntax in the configuration would be:
root = ssh://[user]@[host]//path/to/file

If you just want to copy some files, you could also use scp:
scp [user]@[host]:/path/to/file .


Dominik Meister
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