Ubuntu 16-04 - New User, Jailed to nested folder in public_html, no shell
I am looking to create a new user, let’s call him:
I’d like bob to have access to just one folder nested deep in a site’s directory structure. bob should only have access to the bob folder below:
bob shouldn’t have access to any other folders above his folder, and my user, not bob, should still have control of that layer above him. Bob also should only have sftp access, no SSH access.
I followed along with the guide below but either have not been able to get the account to connect or locked out my user account (not bob) in the process. I literally just switched from CentOS to Ubuntu yesterday for my personal sites (I have experience in my job working with Ubuntu, but I’m not the expert on the team, clearly.) Besides that, its a pretty normal LAMP stack.
Could anyone help me with some sample code? I am guessing I am going wrong on the sshd_config, but I have really only followed instructions as best as I could tell.
Thanks in advance!
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