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Re: user homedir chroot jail..

On Sat, Feb 02, 2002 at 10:23:29AM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 02, 2002 at 04:37:01PM -0800, Petre Daniel wrote:
> > how can i deny to a user with shell access the browsing of /home ?
> > thanx
> chmod 711 /home
> So they can go into directories they know about, but they wont be able
> to do "ls -l /home"

If /etc/passwd is world readable, don't I know about a lot of
directories in /home?

If the OP is using a defaultish debian setup, each user will have her
own group, so setting everyone's default umask to 027 and setting
perms on homedirs to 0750 might also be a good idea.

Nathan Norman - Staff Engineer | A good plan today is better
Micromuse Ltd.                 | than a perfect plan tomorrow.
mailto:nnorman@micromuse.com   |   -- Patton

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