Subject: Re: Secure Shell now in mainline
To: Jaromír Dolecek <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/26/2000 04:56:41
On Feb 10, 11:22pm, Jaromír Dolecek wrote:
} John Nemeth wrote:
} > - staff accounts can do anything
} > - user accounts aren't allowed access to dot files (this is for scp)
} > - user accounts shouldn't be allowed access to files outside their home
} >   directories, except for a configured list of directories (this is for
} >   scp)
} > - an alternative to the above two requirements would be to disable scp
} >   access for user accounts
} > - user accounts aren't allowed to run arbitrary programs (i.e. no ssh,
} >   just slogin)

     Hmm, I forgot to mention that staff accounts could be
distinguished from staff accounts be distinguished from user accounts
by uid range and shell.

} I think this should not be too hard to do with any ssh using
} properly hacked $HOME/.ssh/config or $HOME/.ssh/rc or $HOME/.ssh/environment.

     Perhaps so, I just haven't had time to fully investigate it.
Although, I try to make sure that users can't modify their own dot
files, I try not to rely on them for things related to system

}-- End of excerpt from Jaromír Dolecek