force port redirection for list of users

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Tue Jul 18 22:40:43 AEST 2017

On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 6:43 PM, Darren Tucker <dtucker at> wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 2:41 AM, Sudarshan Soma <sudarshan12s at>
> wrote:
>> Hi ,
>> I have the following requirement .
>> other than following users, any other user sshd connection should be
>> redirected to 2024 instead of port 22.
> I can't think of a way to "transparently" redirect to another port, but if
> you have one sshd listening on both you can use "Match LocalPort 2024" to
> configure different behaviour on that port.
> What are you trying to achieve with this redirection?

Depending on what you're trying to achieve, maybe

Match someuser
  ForceCommand ssh -A -p 2024 localhost

although it won't be transparent for non-pubkey authentications.

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