On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 09:59:11PM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Dragoncrest <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> 
> >     I've seen this explained before, but I've never taken much
> > interest in it as I never had a need for it.  Well, it's starting to
> > look like I do.  What I'm wanting to do is give shell access to a user
> > to shell into the mail server, check their mail, and that's it.  I
> > don't want them to be able to wander outside of their home directory.
> > I think it's called a jail, but I don't remember.  Does anyone know
> > what it is I need and have a tutorial for it or know where I can find
> > one?  Much appreciated.
> 
> Um, you mean "man jail"?
> Or maybe "man chroot"...


Or you could use a restricted shell, maybe zsh or bash.
http://www.faqs.org/docs/bashman/bashref_75.html

Gautam


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