Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#2338 closed defect (fixed)

OpenSSH-4.6p1 "set up proper environment" needs to be done as root

Reported by: Guy Hylton Owned by: blfs-book@…
Priority: normal Milestone: 6.3
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: minor Keywords:


The first part of the installation, "necessary to set up the proper environment" has to be done as root.

install -v -m700 -d /var/lib/sshd &&
chown -v root:sys /var/lib/sshd &&
groupadd -g 50 sshd &&
useradd -c 'sshd PrivSep' -d /var/lib/sshd -g sshd \
    -s /bin/false -u 50 sshd

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Randy McMurchy, 15 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Added a note to run the commands as the root user. Thanks for the report.

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