How to Setup User for SFTP with Limited access in Ubuntu
This blog explain how to setup user for SFTP with limited access in Ubuntu.
- User can only limited to some dir (folder) with was allocated by admin remember this is for Ubuntu
Create a new user:
sudo useradd -d /home/yoursite.com client_user
Create a password for new user:
sudo passwd client_user
%h is home dir
subsystem sftp internal-sftp
Match User client_user
sudo service ssh restart
ERROR “fatal: bad ownership or modes for chroot directory’
we need to make sure that the home directory of a user is owned by root and no one else can write into that directory. So change the owner of home directory using the following commands:
sudo chown root:root /home/yoursite.com
sudo chmod 755 /home/yoursite.com
So this is how to Setup User for SFTP with Limited access in Ubuntu. If you have any other query comment below.