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Rory Vieira wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I would like to setup ssh for a specific user. The biggest requirement
> is that when he/she logs in, he should be limited to his/her home
> directory only. Eg, they shouldn't be able to go up with cd or something.
> Simply a deny on everything except their home folder...
>
> The trouble is that this should be for this user only (eg root should
> have no such problem)...
>
> Thanks in advance for any help


Try chrootssh: http://chrootssh.sourceforge.net/

Been using it for years. Works great. All you have to do is set up the chroot environment for the user and then put a "." in the home dir path in /etc/passwd, such as: /home/./joe

Other other, use FreeBSD jails.

Jon Kibler
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Jon R. Kibler
Chief Technical Officer
A.S.E.T., Inc.
Charleston, SC USA
(843) 849-8214




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