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Old 08-25-2003, 06:23 PM   #1
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logging onto SSH

How can i restrict certain users from logging onto SSH. I tried to create a userlist like with vsFTP but that does not work. Any suggestions

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set there shell to /bin/false wont let them log into many other things though
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Not really what you are looking for, but you could set everyone who should have access to SSH into a group, and change the others access to -rwx (except on files like su)
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Your /etc/ssh/sshd_config has an AllowUsers line that lets you restrict ssh access to the users named on that line. Check out man sshd_config for the fine details.
Old 08-26-2003, 10:17 AM   #5
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I posted something similar to this in the Mandrake forum. You can find it here.
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"The option AllowUsers specifies which users can access ssh services. Multiple users can be specified, separated by spaces. "

from "COnfigure the SSH file" at


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