Chrooted SFTP On Oracle Linux 5 Fails with Error "Starting sshd: /etc/ssh/sshd_config: line 123: Bad configuration option: Match" (Doc ID 2113162.1)

Last updated on MARCH 16, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

 Following configuration on Oracle Linux 5 server to restrict the SFTP from navigating to anything other than the home directory

 

But starting sshd fails with the following error:



Changes

 Add Match directive to /etc/ssh/sshd_config

Cause

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