[techtalk] ftp only shell for users...

Jenn V. jenn at simegen.com
Sat Nov 27 19:42:20 EST 1999

Alain Toussaint wrote:
> > Shellscript would work too. Hm. How about 'cp /bin/false /bin/fakeshell'?
> well,i'm not sure you understood the problem,you see,there's some users who
> want to be able to ftp to the box for uploading purpose (they upload their
> webpages)
> do you know of a shell
> which would enable user to upload this while not giving telnet access ??

I just checked our /etc/passwd. We use /bin/true
(I knew /bin/false was close to the solution!)

Jenn V.
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