Limit access via openssh?

Robert Kiesling
Wed Nov 14 20:11:00 GMT 2007

> This isn't strictly a cygwin question, but I'm using cygwin ssh implementation.
> I have an external user that uses ssh & public key to open a tunnel to my
> windows server running cygwin. They use the tunnel to connect to an apache
> server inside our network. This all works fine. What I want to do is to limit
> their access to only the apache server, and prevent them opening terminals on
> our server ?

If possible, create a GID and UID for the apache server.  Then allow 
the user to log in under that UID, or even better, GID.

Also make sure that the user has write permissions in the directory
containing httpd.

You're welcome.

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