Finally managed to create a jailed SFTP server, but how secure?

Matthew Woehlke
Fri Dec 5 22:00:00 GMT 2008

Roger Wells wrote:
> if you are concerned about the "cygdrive" text there is a registry entry 
> where you can set that to whatever you want including "". That is what I 
> do. I would tell you what it is but my windows machine is not here right 
> now. Then when you "ls /" you get /c, /d etc instead of /cygdrive/c, 
> /cygdrive/d, etc.

Don't do that, use 'mount' to change it like you're supposed to. (Check 
the fine manpage for how.)

You may need to restart any Cygwin processes for the change to show up.

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