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From: Q Yai QQ (rikimaiser.unila.ac.id)
Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 23:49:54 CST
i try to do chpass user's shell,...
to change his shell to /sbin/nologin
but,.when i get access via ftp,....
the server not allow me,...just for a second i get in,.. then,. disconnect
thank's for u'r respon,.
On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Carroll Kong wrote:
> At 05:47 AM 2/28/01 +0100, Roelof Osinga wrote:
> >Rob Simmons wrote:
> > >
> > > /sbin/nologin as the user's shell. You also have to add this shell to
> > > /etc/shells
> >Alas, no.
> >Not on 4.2 anyway. Just today - ok, technically yesterday, but who's
> >counting? - I realized that the client was right after all. He could
> >not log in indeed. Due to /sbin/nologin.
> >When using regular ftpd. Using ProFTPd no problem.
> >Ah, as a matter of fact, I was using inetd. Haven't tried
> >daemon mode with 4.2 yet. Who knows? There might be hope, still.
> That is odd. The reason why ftpd does not work is because........ man ftpd
> 4. The user must have a standard shell returned by
> So, man getusershell shows
> The getusershell() function returns a pointer to a legal user shell as
> defined by the system manager in the file /etc/shells. If /etc/shells is
> unreadable or does not exist, getusershell() behaves as if /bin/sh and
> /bin/csh were listed in the file.
> This is very odd, unless I am forgetting something I did, I JUST
> did this with a client two days ago on 4.2-STABLE. Telnet results in "not
> authorized" or something like that, and ftpd lets them in happily. Same
> user name and all. Please look it over, I am outright positive it
> works! (ok, maybe 99.99999% sure). What is the error message? User
> denied? Check man ftpd for that list of "reasons why ftpd would tell your
> user to go away".
> -Carroll Kong
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