[techtalk] ftp only shell for users...

Alain Toussaint alain at cyber-horizons.com
Fri Nov 26 22:36:56 EST 1999

> /bin/false works well. It's the default solution that I know of.

problem is that wu-ftpd (what's currently in the server) doesn't allow ftp for
user with a /bin/false shell...
> If you really want to do it some other way, you might try writing a
> script or program to act as their shell - but DO try to think of every
> way someone might call up a shell within the script, and trap for them!

ummm...i can't consider this solution since i don't know how to build such
apps (i don't know how to code be it in C/C++).


> Jenn V.

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