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Re: chrooted accounts



Bryan Andregg writes:
>The format for a chrooted account in /etc/passwd is for the user's home dir to
>be as follows:
>
>:/chroot/dir/./start:
>
>Where /chroot/dir is where in / the user is chrooted to and /start is the
>starting point in the chrooted directory structure when the user logs in.
>
>This does not appear to work anymore. The user is logged in to /chroot/dir/start
>with all privledges.
>
>Is this a pam problem, a pwdb problem, a libc problem or my problem?

It is login's responsibility.  Apparantly util-linux login does not
honor that convention.  How standard is it?

In any case, let's move this to redhat-devel-list, now that you know
that it's not a pam issue.

michaelkjohnson

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