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Using Visual Studio Code Remote SSH with GridPane’s Chroot SSH System User

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When using GridPane, you have the option of using sftp or SSH with your websites system user. A system user can hold one or multiple websites including staging sites. Once ssh enabled, you’re put into what is called a chrooted shell, with limited access to the system and commands. This becomes problematic if you want to use Visual Studio code and Remote SSH

This live blog will go through the process of trying to get it to work, fingers crossed.

Install some Packages

cd /home/systemuser
cp /usr/bin/{date,uname,flock,sleep,scp} .