endless problems with SSHD - bug ??

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Wed Aug 18 18:04:00 GMT 2010

On 8/18/2010 1:27 PM, Bob Goldberg wrote:
> Larry - Tx much for your reply...
> well even if chroot is "faked" (not sure what that means) - I might still be
> inclined to use it...

fake == it does nothing.  chroot is barely more than an empty shell (no pun
intended).  You won't find anyone seriously recommending its use.

> Unless - is there a way I can LIMIT activity to only "scp"?
> AND - prevent accessing outside what would be my "jail"?
> I certainly did miss that very well titled document - no wonder my searches
> were fruitless!! :-)  I'll check to make sure the path is getting set
> correctly. Although, if I get scp running like I want, then I no longer
> need/care about resolving this problem....

If you need to restrict access, your best bet is to use Windows permissions.

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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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