[CentOS] SSH AllowUser WildCard

Mon Feb 7 08:06:11 UTC 2011
Stephen Cox <stephencoxmail at gmail.com>

Ned, thanks but I also can read the man page.

My question is what would an entry be if the user bob can login from
17363.myhost.com and 2373.myhost.com?


On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 8:49 AM, Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk> wrote:
> On 07/02/11 06:08, Stephen Cox wrote:
>> Is it possible to allow a user to login from an changing hostname like:
>> username@*hoststringfixed.com
> man sshd_config
> AllowUsers
> This keyword can be followed by a list of user name patterns, separated
> by spaces. If specified, login is allowed only for user names that match
> one of the patterns. `*' and `?' can be used as wildcards in the
> patterns. Only user names are valid; a numerical user ID is not
> recognized. By default, login is allowed for all users. If the pattern
> takes the form USER at HOST then USER and HOST are separately checked,
> restricting logins to particular users from particular hosts.
> So wild cards can be used although it doesn't specifically state they
> can be used with the HOST part. Try it and see, my guess is it will work.
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Stephen Cox