restricted shell

Benjamin benjo11111 at
Sun Oct 16 13:06:51 UTC 2011

  Hi Tim,

Can u provide me any good document or any example to get proper idea of 


> 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 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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