[TAG] [LG 100] 2c Tips #14
Benjamin A. Okopnik
ben at linuxgazette.net
Sun Oct 1 20:54:18 MSD 2006
Hi, Michael -
Please CC all further messages in this discussion to The Answer Gang; thanks.
On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 12:37:12PM -0400, Michael Pearl <Michael.Pearl at semcoenergy.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the response Ben,
> I was able to accomplish what I needed by manually creating the .ssh
> dir in the users home.
> My problem was that I couldn't figure out where the .ssh dir existed
> for an SCPONLY user. When I created the SCPONLY user using the supplied
> script, it didn't create a .ssh in their home.
As far as I know, no application does that; you have to create it
yourself, just as you mention doing.
> I'm still not sure where the ssh keys for an SCPONLY user are held.
In their '~/.ssh/authorized_keys' - exactly as I described.
> After I added the .ssh dir their home and added their pub key to the
> authorized_keys file, problem solved.
> I really like SCPONLY, but wish their documentation was a bit more
> complete. Maybe I'll summarize what I learned and put it out on the
Or you could always write an article for us. That's a way to get it out
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