[CentOS] Setting up a userID for an SSH tunnel

Tue Jan 19 14:30:41 UTC 2016
Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>

On 01/19/2016 02:16 AM, James Hogarth wrote:
> On 19 Jan 2016 05:32, "Gordon Messmer" <gordon.messmer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 01/18/2016 03:04 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> I need/desire to set up a userID for an SSH tunnel, but not allow said
> user to have a login to the server.
>> The user needs to be able to log in to a shell that does nothing
> interactively.  You might be able to set the shell to /usr/bin/cat...
> Better still a force command that discards any attempted command by the
> user...
> Extra points if they attempt a command and "yelling" at them ;)
> I'd also use at least a chroot in case they do manage to get interactive
> access.

Thanks for all the advise.  I did some searching and found:


This looks reasonable enough to give it a try...