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SFTP Configuration on Ubuntu OpenSSH

I want to configure sftp with ubuntu. I have it install and working with a regular user. I would like to make it so the user can only sftp and nothing else. I would also like to set the users home dir to /home/share

How can I do this?
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modify the user home in /etc/passwd
jjmartineziiiAuthor Commented:
thanks albuitra.

how can i prevent them from leaving the userhome? and accessing /etc/
http:// thevpn.guruCommented:
what ftp server are you using..you can jail users into their home dirs using the ftp server.
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jjmartineziiiAuthor Commented:
I am using openssh-server sftp. Can you do that with that one? I can't use a regular ftp, it has to be sftp.
nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
Are you aware of the scponly package?
scponly can also handle sftp access as it is a special shell for restricting ssh access, see:

for more info
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