[clug] Wanted: Developer to securely implement a restricted SSH shell

Steven Hanley sjh at svana.org
Sun Jan 3 23:24:51 MST 2010

On Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 05:21:10PM +1100, Michael Still wrote:
> Nathan O'Sullivan wrote:
>> If you or your company do this kind of work, please mail me off-list. I 
>> am happy to discuss someone working on this after hours and would love  
>> to put a bit of cash into the pockets of a list member.
>> Or if you can recommend someone that would be excellent too.
>> I've posted the requirements off list, but to summarise: I need a way 
>> to let customers access their Xen domU console ("xm console $DOMAIN") 
>> over SSH, while doing our utmost to prevent the customer from doing 
>> anything else on the dom0.
>> Further description and a naive implementation is available at
>> http://www.mammothmedia.com.au/~nats/restricted-shell-job.txt
> Are you thinking of implementing a restricted shell and using openssh,  
> or a custom ssh server?

Bob has some code in the svn repository here that does a restricted ssh job
for students submitting assignments with elevated privoleges on a different
server, he may be able to help you out with that if you have a look at how
it works.

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