User Monitoring

Bill Moran wmoran at
Tue Feb 6 12:25:03 UTC 2007

In response to David Schulz <mailinglists at>:

> Hello all,
> i would like to provide a SSH Login for selected people on a  
> dedicated Machine, to be a little bit of a playground to some who  
> dont have any Unix experience and so on.
> Without a doubt i will get the one or the other trying to do  
> something nasty to the Box, so my question is how to keep track of  
> what Users are doing? Using process accounting as described http:// 
> accounting.html in the handbook?
> Can you share some easy to implement tricks to keep the worst from  
> happening to my Machine?

Have a look at security/sudosh ... it won't prevent anything, but it
will allow you to monitor what folks do.

Bill Moran
Collaborative Fusion Inc.

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