limiting users to their home directory

Kenneth P. Turvey kt at squeakydolphin.com
Tue Dec 23 09:21:59 GMT 2008


On Mon, 22 Dec 2008 22:12:41 -0700, Smoot Carl-Mitchell wrote:

> On Tue, 2008-12-23 at 22:27 +1800, Chris Mohler wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 9:53 PM, Nick Smith <nick.smith79 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > I run a small webserver with ubuntu 7.04 and would like to lock each
>> > user down to be able to see/edit only files in his directory, and
>> > disable ssh access.
>> >
>> >
> Take a look at rbash - restricted bash shell.

See and edit... I don't think rbash is going to help here.  You need a 
complete chrooted environment to work this out.  Do a google search on 
chroot.  I doubt you really want what you say you want, but if you do, 
that's the only way you are going to get it.  Hard links are your friend. 



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Kenneth P. Turvey <kt at squeakydolphin.com>





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