how to configure host login account to use jail?

Fbsd8 fbsd8 at
Sun Dec 23 15:27:18 UTC 2012

Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 23/12/2012 13:11, Fbsd8 wrote:
>> Ok but as my question asks, how do you configure things
>> to get that to work? I am after the details.
> You need to run an instance of sshd in each jail.  Because sshd defaults
> to binding to INADDR_ANY, you need to modify the sshd configuration in
> the host system, so it binds to a specific address, otherwise it will
> likely block out the jailed sshd's:
> ListenAddress
> ListenAddress 2001:DB8::1
> ListenAddress
> ListenAddress ::1
> sshd in the jails doesn't need any similar configuration change.
> You don't need user accounts in your host system for the jail users --
> each jail can have it's own passwd file etc.  However, it can be useful
> to make sure that UID numbers for regular users in host and jails don't
> overlap.
> 	Cheers,
> 	Matthew

What does the remote ssh login command look like?
ssh on the host does not use the standard port 22.
It uses 2299 instead. this stopped all the ssh break-in attempts.

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