lock user to home directory

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Apr 25 10:45:44 PDT 2005

Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> writes:

> On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 10:51:00AM -0400, Olaf Stein wrote:
> > hi everybody
> >  
> > is there an easy way to lock a user to his home directory??
> Try giving them restricted bash (rbash, or bash -r) as shell.

Assuming you trust them not to actively try to attack your box, in
which case you would use a chroot(8) or jail(8).

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