New % substitution for sshd_config

Sue Spence sue at
Tue Aug 14 20:07:08 EST 2012

I have a system which would benefit from the ability to configure sftp chroot jailing to a directory containing a group name.  I have created a simple patch which implements this change and tested it on the openssh 6.0p release. Briefly, %g expands to the user's group name in a ChrootDirectory configuration line.

Is it possible that such a change might be rolled into openssh? I would like to be able to use an unpatched version eventually.  I will forward the patch in a separate message.

Sue Spence
Pennine Web Works Ltd

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