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Old 07-15-2003, 04:01 PM   #1
Gramo
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Question SSH with Mandrake


Ok I'm new to Mandrake, and linux for that matter, but I managed to get sshd up and running. Now I want to set up some accounts so that a couple different people can ssh to my machine. The problem is that I'm not sure how to do that.

For now I just setup a new user on my Mandrake box and then just use that username and password to ssh. That worked fine but I'm thinking thats not the best way to do it. Also I only want them to have access to the directory that I've created for them and nothing else.

Any help would be appreciated.
 
Old 07-15-2003, 05:51 PM   #2
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Actually, that is the way to do it. Congratulations.

If you want to change the settings for sshd, the conf files are located in /etc/ssh
 
Old 07-15-2003, 06:36 PM   #3
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Yea that's the way to do it.

Anyway, what you asking for it has nothing to do with SSH I think. What you want to do is that users can just access their home dir only?
 
Old 07-17-2003, 02:48 PM   #4
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Exactly, I just want them to be able to access the one directory that I made for them. I realize this has nothing to do with the SSH aspect of my question. I just want to know how to go into a user's settings in Mandrake and lock down their account so that they just have access to the one directory.
 
  


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