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RE: CVS security question

From: Mark Jaffe
Subject: RE: CVS security question
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2004 12:25:48 -0800 (GMT-08:00)

You can prevent a user from logging in by setting the shell variable in the 
/etc/password file to a nonexistent shell. This will allow authorization, but 
not allow login.

-----Original Message-----
> From: address@hidden
> [mailto:address@hidden Behalf
> Of Pankaj Garg
> Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2004 10:59 AM
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: CVS security question 
> To use SSH i
> need to make shell accounts for those two users. Now because 
> these two users
> have shell account and have write access to my repository, they can
> essentially login in my CVS server box and do an rm -fR on my whole
> repository. Is there a way to prevent this?

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