From: Fonseca Mario (Mario.Fonseca_at_lbhf.gov.uk)
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 12:15:37 -0000 To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I have 2 questions about sftp. Firstly a little background. I'm running a Linux Enterprise distro with OpenSSH3.6.1. I have tried to chroot my sftp session but when I try it just hangs and there are no error messages generated (noting odd when I use sftp -v). I have tried to patch the stfp-server subsystem (and realise that its not supported by OpenSSH) but was wondering why this was the case.
My second question is related. Its appears that when I do use a sftp session (non chroot patch) I can navigate around the whole filesystem. Does sftp not use the underlying file permissions on the server? Can I make it do so?
Thanks in advance
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