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User running outside of jail.

Discussion in 'Security' started by Spork Schivago, Jul 19, 2016.

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  1. Spork Schivago

    Spork Schivago Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    I recently upgraded to 56.0.27 (now I'm upgrading to 56.0.28) and this morning, I get an e-mail saying my user is running outside of the jail shell. It was. I originally thought I wanted that when I set it up but I don't. So, this is where it gets a bit weird. I have two user accounts that I have shell access with. In WHM, I go to place where you pick what type of shell you want for the users, normal shell, jail shell, no shell. And what do I see? Only the one user I got an e-mail about is actually listed there. It doesn't list the other user at all. So, I figure hey, maybe this other user doesn't have shell access anymore. But nope, I can ssh in with the other user.

    Why doesn't that second user show up under the list at all? I set it up when I first got my server and perhaps I added the user using the useradd program. Maybe I was supposed to set it up via WHM / cPanel? A bit weird though. I'd of thought all the users would show up there and I'd be able to set a shell for any of them.

    Any thoughts on why the second user doesn't show up under the shell access stuff in WHM? Thanks!
     
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    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    That interface is only going to list the cPanel accounts. Users that you manually added are not manageable through this interface.

    Thank you.
     
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