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Re: michael's openssh for windows
This thread lead me to many turns in the road to what I found to be a
solution for me:
someone suggested adding /usr/sbin/sftp-server to the passwd file
instead of the original /bin/switch or /bin/sh.
however, scp doesn't work along with ssh, but I was trying to get sftp
working, so I see no loss.
I have yet to figure out a way to jail the user though. They can still
cd into /cygdrive/c and also cd .. and see the passwd file.
If anyone has suggestions on this please comment.
Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
The thread starting at
might be of help.
On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, jwaterbrook wrote:
> I haven't seemed to get very far with this,
> I was hoping someone might be able to point a blind man in the right
> direction :)
> Waterbrook, Johnny wrote:
> > I'd prefer not to start a new thread, but I've been searching for the
> > past few hours with no luck.
> > I needed a fast way to set up sftp on a winXP box, so I did a little
> > google search and found lexa.mckenna.edu/sshwindows/ had a clean and
> > easy way of doing this.
> > I changed the regestry setting "/home" to a different drive, and the
> > passwd file's entry form :/home/USERNAME: to :/home: so when my "auts
> > ex-uncle" wants to login to my sftp server, they can't browse my
> > directory structure.
> > However, when my "aunts ex-uncle" realizes he can also ssh into
> > I don't want him running "windows" commands such as cmd, nbtstat, dir
> > etc. I just want to "limit" him to what is available in /bin I
> > Am I going about this wrong? Is there a cygwin/openssh implemenation
> > that "stands alone" from windows so I could set up a sftp server much
> > like a normal ftp server?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Johnny
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