Default ownership of ~/.ssh?

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at
Mon Oct 18 07:57:42 PDT 2004

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> How do you all handle your .ssh directories for users? Since we have 
> sshd running as user "sshd" and group "sshd", it would make sense to 
> have ~/.ssh group-owned by sshd and group-sticky turned on. This allows 
> the directory to not be world-readable, and doesn't require the sshd 
> user to be in the users' "primary group".

Ack, never mind, this wasn't the solution to the problem I'm trying to 
solve anyway. Changing the .ssh directories back to normal permissions 
and ownership still works fine.

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