[BSD6] SSH Restriction
ed at 80386.nl
Fri Aug 1 12:10:05 UTC 2008
* karim.bourenane at orange-ftgroup.com <karim.bourenane at orange-ftgroup.com> wrote:
> I have one question. How i can restrict ( limit ) 1 user to have for
> exemple 5 ssh connection in simutanous time, no more ?
It's quite funny you ask this question, because I've been working on
this last week.
The new TTY code, which I'll commit next week, adds a new rlimit to the
kernel called RLIMIT_NPTS. This rlimit allows you to limit the number of
pseudo-terminals allocated by a single user. This means you can limit
the number of login sessions by tuning the "pseudoterminals" field in
This seems to work with tools like screen(1), xterm(1), etc.
Unfortunately I didn't get it working with OpenSSH, because OpenSSH
allocates terminals while been root. I've already contacted the OpenSSH
folks about this, but I haven't got any response (yet).
Ed Schouten <ed at 80386.nl>
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