[CentOS] Prompt for chrooted users

Mon Jul 6 19:47:58 UTC 2015
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

James B. Byrne wrote:
> We have a requirement to allow ssh access to a server in order to
> provide a secure link to one of our legacy systems.  I would like to
> chroot these accounts.
> I have this working except for one small detail, the user's prompt in
> the ssh session.  Each user has their shell set to /bin/bash in
> /etc/passwd.  However, instead of getting the prompt defined in their
> .bash_profiles we see this:
> -bash-4.1$
> when we are expecting this:
> [username at hostname dir]$
> So, before I go messing around moving files I would some information
> from you as tio what I have overlooked.  Do I need to move something
> like etc/passwd and /etc/group into the chroot/etc?

When ssh'ing into the chrooted directories, where's their /home/<user>?
I'd set the prompt in ~/.bash_profile.