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Re: SSH access restrictions

Hello Rudi 

On 18 Oct 2003 at 11:23, Rudi Starcevic wrote:

> Is there anyway to resistict  a non-root user's shell account ?
> For example once he/she is logged in is there any way to deny, say, 
> reading the /etc/passwd file ?

We have a set-up that uses "rbash". The client gets "rbash" as a 
login shell and his path is preset to a directory that has a few 
chosen executables in it. (In our case this is not much more than 

I suspect a determined hacker could get around this, but it 
discourages most abusers.



Ian Forbes ZSD
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