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How to automatically chroot jail selected ssh user logins

Feb 05, 2013, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lubos Rendek)

In this article we will look at how to automatically chroot jail selected user ssh login based on the user group. This technique can be quite useful if you what your user to be provided with a limited system environment and at the same time keep them separate from your main system. You can also use this technique to create a simple ssh honeypot. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a basic chroot environment and how to configure your main system's sshd to automatically chroot jail selected users upon the ssh login.

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