[linux-elitists] pop/ftp and shell

Derek Vadala derek@cynicism.com
Wed Mar 29 13:56:04 PST 2000

Hmm.. so I was thinking that in order to facilitate a few users who need
pop/ftp and shell access, I would create them two accounts with the same
user ID with one account set to a shell and one set to /bin/false

Then telnet on the box is disabled. So that the insecurely accesible
account cannot attain shell if the password in compromised. Any of you see
issues with this?

Derek Vadala, derek@cynicism.com, http://www.cynicism.com/~derek

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