sftp user unable to login with nologin shell.

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  • sftp <SFTP_USER> unable to login with nologin shell
# <SFTP_USER>@host.exmaple.com password:
debug1: Authentication succeeded (password).
Authenticated to host.example.com ([]:22).
debug1: channel 0: new [client-session]
debug1: Requesting no-more-sessions@openssh.com
debug1: Entering interactive session.
debug1: pledge: network
debug1: client_input_global_request: rtype hostkeys-00@openssh.com want_reply 0
debug1: Sending environment.
debug1: Sending env LANG = en_US.UTF-8
debug1: Sending subsystem: sftp
debug1: client_input_channel_req: channel 0 rtype exit-status reply 0
debug1: client_input_channel_req: channel 0 rtype eow@openssh.com reply 0
debug1: channel 0: free: client-session, nchannels 1
debug1: fd 0 clearing O_NONBLOCK
Transferred: sent 2540, received 2560 bytes, in 0.3 seconds
Bytes per second: sent 8184.3, received 8248.8
debug1: Exit status 1
Received message too long 1416128883
Ensure the remote shell produces no output for non-interactive sessions.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6+

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