replacing /bin/bash with my login shell

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Wed Dec 20 07:15:56 AEDT 2017

On 20 December 2017 at 05:47, Sudarshan Soma <sudarshan12s at> wrote:

> Once I put my shell after changing /etc/passwd , scp doesnt work, it gets
> stuck

> scp  testuser at . is stuck, while ssh login works
> ,
> please suggest, if i am doing something wrong.

scp relies on being able to run scp at the other end of the ssh connection
to either send or receive the data.  Your custom shell broke that.

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