Write only directory.

Frank Staals frank at fstaals.net
Mon May 7 20:34:25 UTC 2012

Paul Halliday <paul.halliday at gmail.com> writes:

> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Randal L. Schwartz
> <merlyn at stonehenge.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Halliday <paul.halliday at gmail.com> writes:
>> Paul> Is it possible to let a user write to a directory but not access the
>> Paul> file after they write it?
>> Paul> The file is being transferred via scp and after the transfer I don't
>> Paul> want them to be able to re-fetch or even get a directory listing.
>> scp is via ssh.  with ssh, they get a complete command line.  how are
>> you going to prevent *that*?
> The users shell is /bin/false
> and sshd is setup like:
> Match User a_user
>     ChrootDirectory %h
>     ForceCommand internal-sftp
>     AllowTcpForwarding no

There is also shells/scponly for this kind of thing. As for the file permissions
question: not sure how to tackle that. 


- Frank

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