ssh -N counterpart in ssh_config

M Rubon rubonmtz at
Tue Jul 6 09:46:45 AEST 2021

   MaxSessions 0    # ZERO!!!
in your sshd_config ensures that no interactive commands can be used

For good measure you can also add
ForceCommand    /usr/bin/false
which will override any command which is specified on the command line

On Mon, 5 Jul 2021 at 16:35, Christoph Anton Mitterer
<calestyo at> wrote:
> Hey.
> I've just wondered whether there is a counterpart for ssh's -N for
> ssh_config... at least I couldn't find anything in the manpage.
> Thanks,
> Chris.
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