Is there a way for people to log onto a debian server via sftp using just mysql database table as authentaction. IE not adding a user to the system?
I know it can be done over ftp and TLS but i really dont want to use that method
My two cent suggestion: you could use PAM to do this.
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No. SFTP works by logging in via SSH and then spawning the
You can, however, create a user that cannot log on except for sftp/scp by giving them the scponly program as a login shell. Fairly easy to do as long as you follow the steps, and about as secure as it gets.