4.2.2.27. ForceGroup

4.2.2.27.1. Synopsis

You can force the group of the connected user. That mean when a user will connect, even if his group is not the desired one, it will force this group to be used when a file or folder are created.

4.2.2.27.2. Options

Name Default Values Since version Context
ForceGroup null group name 1.20 Default,Group,IpRange,User,VirtualHost

4.2.2.27.3. Examples

In this example, we want to force the group sftp to be used by a user:

<Default>
    Home /home
</Default>

<User username>
    ForceGroup sftp
</User>

The sftp group will be used when the user username will create a file or a folder.