[Chugalug] Setting up a user for scp/sftp access ONLY
jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 8 15:30:25 UTC 2013
Quoting James Nylen <jnylen at gmail.com>:
> Has anyone set up a user for scp/sftp access only via SSH? I want this
> user to be able to read/write files in a specific directory, but not to do
> anything else.
> This link says I should be able to do it by setting the shell to /bin/false
> , which did not work for me:
> It looks like scponly will do what I want, but the installation process
> looks difficult:
> Has anyone done this, using scponly or some other method?
That's odd... in the old days, setting the shell to /bin/false worked
perfectly. I know it did when I was working for Mike years ago. Maybe
something has changed so that the system overrides that shell setting??
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