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I've just made changes to a user's home directory (using usermod -d) - but I'm still going to the old directory when I login (via sftp).

Do I need to restart a user service to pick up these changes?

(I've got the Match user... ChrootDirectory settings in sshd_config pointing to the parent of the user's home directory as well.)


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Ok got it sorted.

Short answer is no - you there is no user service to restart.

The issue was that the system wasn't configured correctly.

I've details the steps here:

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