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Sat, 04 Feb 2006

SCP only

Everybody uses SSH for secure remote logins and file transfers. The problem is that SSH sometimes allows too much. It would be nice to have a "scp-only" accounts, which could transfer files, but not run remote processes, forward ports, and so on.

I have recently found that there is a nice and clean solution to these problems: scponly is a program which can be used as the login shell for "file-transfer-only" accounts. It is also compatible with many other means of transfering files over SSH, such as rsync+ssh, Subversion over SSH, and so on.

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