Re: Running sshd as normal user
From: Birl (sbirl_at_temple.edu)
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2003 13:28:05 -0400 (EDT) To: firstname.lastname@example.org
As it was written on Aug 8, thus Werner Schalk spake unto SecureShell:
Werner: Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2003 12:13:07 +0200
Werner: From: Werner Schalk <email@example.com>
Werner: To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Werner: Subject: Running sshd as normal user
Werner: I have installed the OpenSSH-daemon (3.6.1p1) with the chroot-patch from
Werner: chrootssh.sourceforge.net (yes I know 3.6.1p1 is not the latest!).
Werner: My question now is: How can I run the sshd under a normal user account that I
Werner: created for this purpose?
Werner: I have already searched the man page and google but I wasn't able to find a
Werner: suitable solution. Is there a command line option I can pass to the
Werner: Bye and thanks,
Inside of your sshd config file, re-number the PORT to be a number higher
than 1024 (ie: 2222). Since you are running sshd as a non-root user, you
can only bind to a port higher than 1024.
Senior Systems Administrator Computer Services Temple University