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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ste@kmh-hosting, Jun 8, 2005.

  1. ste@kmh-hosting

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    hi,


    I want to know how to create a SSH user limmited to just /shoutcast?


    thanks


    ste
     
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    nickb Well-Known Member

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    Create a user and set his home directory to /shoutcast.
     
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    bijo Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    Try this command

    useradd -d /shoutcast username

    It will help you ;)
     
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  4. ste@kmh-hosting

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    thanks but

    how do i set its password? if it defaultly blank?
     
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    bijo Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    Run the following command
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    passwd <username>
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  6. ste@kmh-hosting

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    thanks

    thanks you lot u really helped me!
     
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