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Re: dupload to archive

Jimmy Kaplowitz <jimmy@debian.org> writes:

> On Sat, Mar 02, 2002 at 02:04:23PM -0700, Joel Baker wrote:
> > and SCP does not, AFAIK, allow for limiting an account to file-copies and
> > disallowing shell access reliably (so I can't make an anonymous-upload
> > account).
> Can't you just set the account's shell to /bin/false or something? You
> might have to add that to /etc/shells, but that shouldn't be a problem.
> (Note: I haven't tested this, but I don't see why it wouldn't work.)

That doesn't work. Or, at least, it doesn't always work reliably.


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