blocking ssh for a particular user

Discussion in 'Suggest HOWTO' started by jithesh, May 4, 2006.

  1. jithesh

    jithesh New Member

    can any one tell me how to block a particular users ssh login.But when he logs in locally it should happen.
    thank you
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    If the user has a static IP address, you can add

    to /etc/hosts.deny. Replace with the user's static IP address.
  3. santhanamt

    santhanamt New Member

    Blocking, Allowing users for SSH

    vim /etc/ssh/sshd_config

    # To allow only certain users >> Allows only user1 and user2 to login via SSH

    AllowUsers user1 user2 user3

    # To block certain users >> Blocks only user5 and user6

    DenyUsers user5 user6

  4. topdog

    topdog New Member HowtoForge Supporter

    You can use allowed group as well, that way you just add users to the group.

    AllowGroups <group_name>
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2009

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