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Old 10-28-2001, 12:51 AM   #1
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Red face Restricted Shell


Hi All,

Does any one know how to setup "restricted shell" on Redhat Linux 7.0 i want to restricted my telnet ssh users to their home directories they should n't navigate anywhere in the system
or can't go out from their home direcotry i heard about rbash(Restricted Shell) but when i set rbash it totally disable cd command my user can't cd direcotires reside in their home directory i want to allow them in their home directoires i just want to block them others dirs and updirs.

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John Lee

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Old 10-28-2001, 11:22 AM   #2
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IIRC, this can't be done with rbash, it simply doesn't allow cd'ing at all, using pipes or setting vars. You could try chroot, but the major downside to that is youve gotta set up a complete environment for each and every user.
 
Old 10-29-2001, 06:36 AM   #3
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Ok But

Thanks unSpawn,

But could u tell me from where i can more learn about chroot() or could you tell how we can setup chroot

Thanks and Regards,

John Lee

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Old 10-29-2001, 09:02 AM   #4
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chroot is a standard unix command

man chroot
 
  


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