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Re: off topic: password strategy as an ISP

On  4 Jul, Nils Rennebarth wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Jul 1997, Pavel Galynin wrote:
>>> attempts to telnet from the one source, but as we've disabled shell
>>> access for dial-in clients it'll just give them motd if they do get in
>>> that way!
>>i'm not at all knowledgeable in linux, but chsh changes a default shell
>>of the user in /etc/passwd. (at least on sunOS)
> Yes, but how do you run it without getting a shell login in the first
> place?
Easy. The users login shells are:

cat <<__EOF__
No telnet login allowed.

** Insert the motd here **
sleep 5
exit 0


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