Telnet and FTP issues on 5.3
Viraj.Dixit at CityofPaloAlto.org
Thu Feb 10 11:55:34 PST 2005
Thanks so much Dan, this works great. I appreciate your help.
From: Dan Nelson [mailto:dnelson at allantgroup.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2005 10:42 AM
To: Dixit, Viraj
Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: Telnet and FTP issues on 5.3
In the last episode (Feb 10), Dixit, Viraj said:
> I have been searching for few days everywhere an answer to this
> question. Is there a way to stop telnet access for a group let's say
> ftponly but allow them to have FTP access in FreeBSD 5.3. I know this
> works in my old system BSD OS 4.3. The commands are like this in
> login.conf file in BSD OS 4.3.
> #restrict telnet for ftponly group only
One way to do this is to set the user's shell to /usr/sbin/nologin and
add /usr/sbin/nologin to the /etc/shells file. They won't be able to
telnet or ssh in, but they will be able to ftp.
dnelson at allantgroup.com
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