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Re: Public Web server Help
From: Glenn English <ghe () slsware com>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2004 15:20:47 -0700

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On Friday 26 March 2004 11:34 am, Shawn Jackson wrote:

Does anyone know of any of have any document on how to lock users
in their home directories using SSH? In the UNIX/Telnet world there
was a way, I just don't know if it migrated to the Linux world.

According to man sshd, during the login process sshd executes 
$HOME/.ssh/rc, if it exists. so "chroot $HOME"?

And according to the O'Reilly book on ssh, there's an ssh2 config file 
parameter called "ChRootUsers." But I can't find any mention of that 
on my (pretty well updated) Linux systems. Maybe they're just 

Does anyone know of any or have any documents on how to properly
setup Apache (HTTPD) for this environment. I've setup normal
websites using Apache, Virtual Hosts, Aliases, etc but this seams
to be a different beast altogether.

Virtual hosts with home directories of $HOME/<domain name>?

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Glenn English
ghe () slsware com
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