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SSH:  Need to Restrict Access for a User Account

Posted on 2015-01-06
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Hello Experts!

    Quick question, I'm in an SSH session and have create a group and two or three users.  I want to be able to limit to these users to them accessing any other folders beyond their own home folder.  In other words I want to keep them from doing a change directory.  What is the syntax for this?  Thanks for your help.
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You jail the user, please follow steps in the link below or download jailroot kit for your OS.

http://allanfeid.com/content/creating-chroot-jail-ssh-access
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