Subject: Re: locking users in their home dir?
To: Tom T. Thai <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 10/20/1998 13:37:11
On Tue, 20 Oct 1998, Tom T. Thai wrote:
: Is it possible to lock telnet or ftp users into their home dir and not
: allow them to go outside or up higher in the dir tree?
Not telnet, but you can chroot ftp in this way by putting the user's ID into
/etc/ftpchroot (add this file if it does not exist).
Chrooting telnet requires setting up a tree of executables, or a portal
filesystem, underneath the user's home directory.
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)