allow users to use sftp only access one folder

I want to allow users to user sftp to upload and download files frome one folder, as you know this uses ssh, my question is if i create user to access linux server through ftpd they will be able to browse the root directry, can I create users and ristrict them to only specific directory?
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Are you using vs-ftpd?   If so, you can setup a list of virtual users and map them to a 'local_root'.    Or, create multiple users all mapped to the same folder....  

Here's how:


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rawandnetAuthor Commented:
I am using fstp which is ssh based,
Jan SpringerCommented:
Have you read documents such as this?
Per _jespers_ comments, a quick tweak of the /etc/ssh/sshd_config and bounce should suffice.

But if your running an old OpenSSHD < v4,  you may have to upgrade the daemon or look at installing one of the Scp/FTP only chrooted shells e.g. and change the users shell.
rawandnetAuthor Commented:
thaks guys, now i can access sftp after recompiling openssh openssl and zlib.

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