Setting up chroot for SFTP

Michael Torrie torriem at
Fri Jun 29 12:41:58 MDT 2012

On 06/27/2012 08:10 AM, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 7:27 AM, James Noble <noblejames at> wrote:
>> When I try to install openssh I get the following error.
>> error: Failed dependencies:
>> openssh = 4.3p2-82.el5 is needed by (installed)
>> openssh-askpass-4.3p2-82.el5.i386
> Try uninstalling openssh-askpass-4.3p2-82.el5.i386 first--that may
> remove the dependency problem. Or see if there's still a --force
> option.

I did chroot in with openssh years ago.  I just used a special shell for
each chroot user.  SSH's help is not strictly needed to implement this.

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