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Re: chroot in winscp

See FAQ forum.

chroot in winscp



BUT i have one small problem.
With instructions from
SSH Secure Shell for Servers: User Restrictions
Unix: How do I chroot users so that they cannot get out of their home directory when using sftp?

In SSH Secure Shell 3.2, it is possible to create a chrooted ssh environment even on operating systems like Solaris and HP-UX that do not have static libraries to build static binaries.

IMPORTANT: On AIX required version is SSH Secure Shell 3.2.1

1. Edit the following line in the configuration file /etc/ssh2/sshd2_config:

ChRootUsers user1,user2,user3

If all the users are in the same group, edit the following instead:

ChRootGroups group1,group2,group3

2. Also set the internal sftp-server in sshd2_config:

subsystem-sftp internal://sftp-server

3. Edit the /etc/passwd file so that the user's shell is set to /bin/ssh-dummy-shell. This is a good practice in case the server is accidentally started with a different configuration file and the user is not chrooted to their home directory. However, the ssh-dummy-shell is not needed or used when the user is successfully chrooted.

4. Restart the secure shell server and try to connect with sftp as user1, and verify that the environment is chrooted.

I managded to setup sftp chroot for users.
But was not able to login with winscp (i think because of not valid shell - /bin/ssh-dummy-shell)

How can I set up chroot in winscp?

my email: lue @ poczta . onet . pl