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Old 3rd January 2011, 06:15
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Default Jailkit doesn't seem to be working, how to test? [SOLVED]

I installed jailkit before ispconfig3.
I selected jailkit with new shell user.

But the user can travel through directories, how do I test if jailkit is working or setup correctly?
Ubuntu Server ver10.10


Linux webserver.workdesk.ca 2.6.35-24-server #42-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 2 03:58:11 U TC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Ubuntu 10.10

Welcome to the Ubuntu Server!
* Documentation: http://www.ubuntu.com/server/doc
Last login: Sun Jan 2 20:02:40 2011 from
web8@webserver:~$ ls
bin cgi-bin dev etc home lib lib64 log ssl tmp usr var web
web8@webserver:~$ cd ..
web8@webserver:/var/www/clients/client0$ cd ..
web8@webserver:/var/www/clients$ cd ..
web8@webserver:/var/www$ cd ..
web8@webserver:/var$ cd ..
web8@webserver:/$ ls
bin etc lib mnt sbin sys vmlinuz
boot home lib64 opt selinux tmp vmlinuz.old
build initrd.img lost+found proc srv usr webmin-setup.out
dev initrd.img.old media root ssl var

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Old 3rd January 2011, 10:21
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Have same problem.
User can travel between directories. > it means jailkit is set to none.

I detailed described that behaviour in

Havn't still found solution.
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Old 3rd January 2011, 11:14
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1) Which Jailkit version do you have installed?
2) Have you selected jailkit as you created the SSH user?
3) Post the lines for the web8 user and the shell user that you used to login from /etc/passwd
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Get ISPConfig support and the ISPConfig 3 manual from ispconfig.org.
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Old 3rd January 2011, 18:35
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1. ver2.13
2. yes, I selected jailkit when adding the shell user web8
I just tried adding a new shell account and I can see that jailkit was added.
I just tested the SFTP for user web8.domain.ca and I am kept in the chroot folder.

Not sure what I did differnetly, but after my initial port I did try to install jailkit again.
I will try a complete reinstall following the "perfect-server-ubuntu-10.10-maverick-meerkat-ispconfig-3" and see if I do better.

Looking good.
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