Topic "Wrong path for commands (chroot problem?)"

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Hi there,

I want my users (a few of them) to be able to use the custom commands in Winscp. Their shell is set to /bin/bash.
When i want to unzip a file via WinSCP it always produces a "no such file or directory" because it seems to set the wrong path.

For example, the users home directory is "/var/customers/webs/web3/"
I want to unzip the file in the directory uploads
The custom command for that is "unzip !"
When I execute the command, WinSCP cds into the folder "uploads", but instead of using "cd uploads" it tries "cd /uploads" which of course produces an error.

What can I do? Where does WinSCP get the foldername "/uploads" from?
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