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Jailed Shell

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dathorn_ADT, Nov 6, 2003.

  1. Dathorn_ADT

    Dathorn_ADT Active Member

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    I've tried searching and haven't found any real solid information.

    1. How well does it work? Is the resulting SSH still usable (basic commands - lynx, wget, pico, vi, ping, pine, etc.)

    2. What file (not cPanel script) can be edited to change this correctly? Since apparently cPanel doesn't have an automatic way to enable it on shell commands a cron script to change them seems like the only valid solution.

    3. Is anyone actually using jailed shells or are they avoiding it like the plague as we have been doing?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Curious Too Well-Known Member

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    I've used it on 15 servers since it was introduced. The resulting problems were minor and most, if not all, have been resolved.

    "What file (not cPanel script) can be edited to change this correctly?"

    Not sure what you mean here. You enable the jailed shell for newly created accounts in the "Tweak Settings" option in WHM. To change the shell for accounts already on the server use the "Manage Shell Access" option.
     
  3. Dathorn_ADT

    Dathorn_ADT Active Member

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    Re: Re: Jailed Shell


    Ahh, wonderful. I hadn't noticed this feature. Thanks.

    I guess my concern is the usability of the jailed shell, is it crippled in any way that may cause problems? What about software availability?
     
  4. s3kk3y

    s3kk3y Well-Known Member

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    Why dont you create a test account on your server and enable shell for you to test on?
     
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