Subject: Re: user 'operator' ?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 03/16/2001 20:29:16
>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Andrew> good point, but (a) the shell is /sbin/nologin, so (b) no one logs in
Andrew> as the operator, and (c) operator isn't mentioned in the default
Andrew> syslog.conf. therefore (d) anyone who actually wants to change all
Andrew> these conditions ought to be able to add the user themselves?
I believe that one can force a cmd in .ssh/authorized_keys to run something
even when the shell is that way. So, one can do:
"ssh -l operator somehost mydump"
(assuming mydump is in authorized_keys as the force cmd)
I actually set the shell, but my memory if fuzzy.
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