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Old 10-11-2007
Question Restrict user access to their home dir

i'm using FreeBSD 6.2 and hosting my pc to frens
in particular of sensitive information being saved to the PC, i would like to know is it possible for me to restrict user access to their /home dir. only?
and also, i wanted to restrict them listing files under /etc

thanks all!
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Old 10-11-2007
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Old 10-11-2007
Originally Posted by _Spare_Ribs_
thanks, that will require a lil bit of my times to read

2. can I restrict my user from using command like top, nslookup, who, whois, uptime etc using chmod way?
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Old 10-12-2007
yes.... if you really don't want anyone except root to be able to run top you could do

chmod 000 /usr/bin/top

but that's a little bit excessive!
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Old 10-12-2007
You may be able to do what you want with a restricted shell shuch as rksh.
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Old 10-12-2007
Originally Posted by reborg
You may be able to do what you want with a restricted shell shuch as rksh.
i'm on FreeBSD 6.2, but I cant find rksh or ksh in my system
have look at /usr/bin but they're not there
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