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Jailshell and background processes

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Babylon, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. Babylon

    Babylon Member

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    While it may seem like this defeats the purpose of jailshell, I wondered if there was a way to allow a certain user to launch background processes? I trust this individual enough that they won't be running "bad" background processes but I find locking them to a virtual fs more preferable than "Normal" shell where they would be able to see everything on the system.

    Feel free to advise, as perhaps I'm just being paranoid? I know normal shell would let them access /etc and read the files there for instance, but is there much to worry over in those directories?
     
  2. jayh38

    jayh38 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, there is very much to worry over in /etc. You should ask yourself if you trust someone enough to give them full access or not. If this is a client, I would advise not to. I wouldn't advise jailshell either, thats just me.
     
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