Subject: Re: Denying one user telnet
To: =?iso-8859-1?q?Shyam=20Kumar=20Mangayil?= <>
From: Michael Kukat <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/08/2002 15:09:44
Hi !

On Mon, 8 Jul 2002, Shyam Kumar Mangayil wrote:
> I am hosting a couple of sites at my server , and my style is by creating a username - password for every client that I host : Some may have to be denied telnet , others ftp .
> How do I deny a user (say user xyz , that I assossiate with ) , from telnet ?

FTP is easier to block, see /etc/ftpusers. In telnet, you have no real chance,
you could have a closer look at PAM, or maybe delegate, which is capable to
filter such requests.

Another possibility: Use ssh, there you can use the AllowUsers option.


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