question::OpenSSH for Windows v3.8.1p1-1:
Mon May 7 08:07:00 GMT 2007

Hi All

I'm hoping you can help with this problem I've been struggling with here.

We have installed OpenSSH for Windows v3.8.1p1-1:  on our Windows 2000
server.  I've created a local windows user and made the necessary addition
to the 'passwd' file.

Once I logon using an sftp client my default folder is correctly the folder
specified in the 'passwd' file.  From command line if I try to perform a
'cd ..'   it correctly prevents me from going back a folder.  However from
command line if I type 'cd /'  it takes me to the root folder of the
openssh application.  I understand that this is specified in the registry
and the '/' key is used when starting up the openssh instance.

My problem is that I want to prevent users from entering '/'  because this
takes them to this folder and allows them to navigate and view/edit passwd
file.  I cannot set the permisions on this folder to deny the user access
because it will also prevent the user from logging on.

Do you have any suggestions on how to prevent users from gaining access to
this folder?



Nicosia, Cyprus

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