configuration question.

tim.conway at tim.conway at
Tue Oct 29 20:41:00 EST 2002

Your users have rsh access to the machine, and are getting wherever they 
want, using the server:/path syntax.
if they were using the server::module syntax, they would be restricted to 
only what's provided by the modules.  If you don't want them getting 
everything all over the system, you will need to prevent shell access.

Tim Conway 
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"Armin Safarians" <armin.safarians at>
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10/29/2002 01:11 PM

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        Subject:        configuration question.

How do you restrict rsync transfers to only modules in the configuration 
It seems like even though I have a module configured, users can transfer 
that they had permission to which is not under the directory of the 


Users can get /etc/passwd from this machine. How do I restrict that.


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