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Re: How to limit it ?



* Grzegorz Pawel Szostak said:

> > > /bin/lshell/bash it will work always ? Am i wrong ?
> > I don't understand what you mean? Is it that you want to force every user to
> > use bash? Well, you can, but they have the right to change their shells.
> > Playing BOFH is not always justified :))
> You are right, my question is:
> If in /etc/passwd file user has in shell field an bash shell, and if s/he
> after login will change his/her shell environment (limits) that is in bash
> will be in ksh, etc.. ? 
If you're using lshell, yes. If you're using ulimit, no. If you use PAM,
yes.
 
> > > > and setup a cronjob that will remake the database every hour or so, and
> > > > remember to remake the database every time you add a new user :)).
> > > ... partial sollution ;) i have a lot of job. Better is to write module or
> > Why a partial solution? If you use adduser, then create
> > /usr/local/sbin/adduser.local script that invokes 'make -C /var/lib/misc',
> > setup a crontab and forget about the thing...
> And all programs (ssh, pop, ...) will work ?
Yes. They all use getpwent or derivatives and they in turn use the NSS
libaries - that's, of course, if you use glibc. So they will work
flawlessly.
 
> > What for? kernel implements everything you need (man setrlimit), you just
> > need a program to set the limits for you. Test the debian/potato PAM - it
> > does it allright.
> I've tested PAM with lshell and it wasn't working ...
Hmm... it works for me just fine.

marek

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