Secure File Upload

Robbie Bow robbiebow at
Fri Nov 13 03:35:50 PST 2009

2009/11/12 Tom Hukins <tom at>:
> 1) Make the process as easy as possible for the uploader
> 2) Reduce the risk to my system, should the account become compromised
> 3) Reduce the chance of making the account compromised (encryption)

The lazy web suggests adding /path/to/openssh/sftp-server to
/etc/shells, making that the shell for the user, and then they can
only run SFTP commands, so any attempt at shell access will be

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