[Bug 438] SFTP does not work for users with RSH shells

Jason Arnold alchemst at mysun.com
Tue Nov 19 06:00:03 EST 2002

rsh and friends (rksh, rcsh, etc) do not allow "/" in commands, hence 
the problem.  The normal solution is to ln all of the appropriate 
commands into the user's path, but in this case, that probably means 
modifing sshd_config to not be fully pathed (assuming that doesn't 
break anything and all other users also have it in their compiled in 

Jason Lacoss-Arnold
St. Louis, MO USA

----- Original Message -----
From: bugzilla-daemon at mindrot.org
Date: Monday, November 18, 2002 12:46 pm
Subject: [Bug 438] SFTP does not work for users with RSH shells

> http://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=438
> ------- Additional Comments From mouring at eviladmin.org  2002-11-19 
> 05:46 -------
> if the user logs in and types /path/to/sftp-server  does he/she 
> get an error?
> If rsh is impeeding running the command then it is a rsh issue and 
> not a sftp
> issue.
> - Ben
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