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Old 12-06-2003, 09:52 AM   #1
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sysctl.conf


i want to set it so that normal users can only see their own processes when using ps and i was told this could be donee with sysctl but i've read the freebsd man pages and i don't have a clue how to do it...
 
Old 12-07-2003, 12:40 AM   #2
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security.bsd.see_other_uids="0"

//edit
If you wish to see all your options, type the following command:
Code:
sysctl -a
 
Old 12-08-2003, 06:48 AM   #3
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thank you very much but in what conf file could i put this?
 
Old 12-08-2003, 07:07 AM   #4
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The manual it tells me `/etc/sysctl.conf'. What does the manual tell you?
 
Old 12-11-2003, 06:43 PM   #5
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Well if you are running 4.x, the sysctl variable name is:
kern.ps_showallprocs -> 0

The sysctl.conf will be executed upon startup, so if you want to get this running now, you'll have to set up the variables on your own.
 
  


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