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Date: 2004Oct16 OS: Linux Q. How do I keep sftp users in their home directory? A. Use rssh. (restricted shell) - Install the package the usual way: "dnf install rssh" - You'll also want to download (but not install) the source in /usr/local/src/rssh-VERSION - Make a jail directory:mkdir /usr/local/jail- Modify the user to use rssh and the jail directory. So an example /etc/passwd entry would be:sftpguy:x:818:821::/usr/local/jail/home/sftpguy:/usr/bin/rssh- Modify /etc/rssh.conf (the configuration file) - Uncomment this line:allowsftp- Set the following:chrootpath = /usr/local/jail- Make the jail.sh /usr/local/src/rssh-VERSION/mkchroot.sh /usr/local/jail- Make the user's home directories:mkdir /usr/local/jail/home mkdir /usr/local/jail/home/sftpguy chown -R sftpguy.sftpguy /usr/local/home/sftpguy- That's it (Probably a virtual ftp user is better)
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