nologin access

William Palfreman william at
Sun May 11 02:29:54 PDT 2003

On Sun, 11 May 2003, Andy Farkas wrote:

> On Sat, 10 May 2003, admin wrote:
> > what is the easiest way to do this not allow shell and ssh access to
> > the box?
> Don't run sshd.
> or possibly
> man 5 nologin

To disable logins on individual accounts, set the shell for that account
to /sbin/nologin.  See man 8 nologin.  You can also set the AllowUsers
keyword in /etc/ssh/sshd_conf, to allow console logins but to only allow
specific users to log in using ssh.


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