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Restricting a users SFTP access to one directory.

I am trying to set up my droplet so that an SFTP user can’t move up to view other directories above their own /home.

I added the following to sshd_config:

Match Group filetransfer ChrootDirectory %h X11Forwarding no AllowTcpForwarding no ForceCommand internal-sftp

Then I added the user the group filetransfer .

Then I added chown user:filetransfer /home

At that point the user is not able to log in via SFTP at all. What am I missing?

Thanks!

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Check your /var/log/auth.log And make sure your sftp is unlocked in your firewall.