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Re: restricted shell

From: Tim <ignored_mailbox_at_nospam>
Date: Sun Oct 16 2011 - 12:53:50 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On Sun, 2011-10-16 at 14:17 +0530, Benjamin wrote:
> I want to configure restricted shell for one of my server.
>
> I want to allow specific commands only to my local admin , means he
> can use only commands which i allowed for him.no more commands or any
> other bash facility he can't use.

You can look into "chroot"ing, where the other person has a different
root directory, and all the sub-directories, and you copy the commands
that they're allowed to use into their directory tree.

Of course, to do this properly, you also need to make sure that they
can't use a compiler, else they can create their own commands.

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