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 Keeping Users in Check

Unix Review tell us how to keep user in check

"To use scp, a user must have a login and password on a machine. Usually, that corresponds to being able to log into the machine. This is not always a good idea, either for security reasons, or just because the users don't know what they're doing. scponly acts as a kind of alternative shell. It doesn't allow users to get a shell on your machine, but it does allow users to copy files using scp."

 (Submitted by Noel Tue Jan 21, 2003 )

  


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