Re: [SLUG] Limiting terminal access to root

From: Eben King (
Date: Mon Mar 17 2008 - 19:42:47 EST

On Tue, 11 Mar 2008, Logan Tygart wrote:

> On Tue, 2008-03-11 at 11:33 -0500, Rich Morgan wrote:
>> Hey guys and gals, an interesting forum question was posted by a friend
>> of mine and I'd like to get your take on it: How do you limit access to
>> the command line to just root? That is to say, not allow a user account
>> to access a terminal at all.
> Just set their shell to /bin/false.

Would that interfere with trminal emulators that want to start a login

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