Limit number of simultaneous sftp-server connections from same ip
peter at stuge.se
Fri May 28 05:20:57 EST 2010
Lars Reimann wrote:
> I want to limit the number of connections (or instances) to an
> sftp-server a user can spawn from the same ip address.
Wouldn't a simple wrapper (as opposed to xinetd) work?
> sftp-server depends on a parent sshd
How is that, exactly?
> While limiting the use of sftp-server I want to retain _full_
> access to normal (shell-like) connections over sshd without limits.
Add the wrapper to the subsystem directive in sshd_config.
> By the way, how can I disable sftp-server completely
Remove the subsystem directive from sshd_config.
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