how to increase AllowUsers beyond 256 in sshd_config

LI Michael Michael.LI at
Sat Dec 9 03:36:48 AEDT 2017


There are maximum 256 AllowUsers lines in sshd_config , something like

AllowUsers  user1 at


AllowUsers  user256 at


we have more than 256 users, how to increase AllowUsers beyond 256 ?


Thanks and regards.

Michael Li


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