OpenSSH 3.2.2 released : chroot

Ben Lindstrom mouring at
Sat May 18 02:05:07 EST 2002

Out of interest why do you feel it's required to do chroot() at the
OpenSSH level?  Why don't you invest time into a shell that does the
chroot() for you?  That would work for telnet, ssh, etc. No need to
clutter up OpenSSH with options that can easily be implemented at a higher

- Ben

On Fri, 17 May 2002, Jean-Michel POURE wrote:

> Le Vendredi 17 Mai 2002 15:55, Nicolas.Williams at a écrit :
> > You must mean your most wanted feature. Mine is the integration of Simon's
> > GSS patches.
> I agree Simon's GSS patches are very interesting. I was planning to install a
> Kerberos V5 authentication server. My primary need is to be sure SSH users
> will not browse other accounts ... or use SSH commands to connect to other
> machines.
> OpenSSH is too powerfull not to have a real chroot environment. Chroot may be
> the last reason why some users turn to commercial SSH.
> Cheers,
> Jean-Michel
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