How to set up SFTP to chroot only for specific users

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  • How to set up sftp to chroot only for specific users
  • How to set up sftp so that a user can't get out of their home directory, ensuring no other users are affected
  • Preserve normal ssh/sftp functionality for most other users
  • Support for sftp/scp account jails in openssh server
  • I am facing problems for configuring sftp server and need assistance for the same.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8

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