[nycbug-talk] host.allow capability in login.conf ignored?

Hans Zaunere hans
Mon Oct 18 13:16:25 EDT 2004

> I set up a login class for the first time today, which looks like this
> in /etc/login.conf:
> student:\
>         :filesize=4M:\
>         :maxproc=3:\
>         :host.allow=,localhost:\
>         :tc=default:
> Ran cap_mkdb and logged in as a student via ssh. I was limited to only
> 3 processes, which was good (this will be an scponly account). But I
> was able to log in from a host which was not in the host.allow list.
> Does ssh bypass this somehow? Or is host.allow ignored? I read TFM and
> it only said that idletime was unimplemented...

Yeah, it bypasses some stuff...



See AllowUsers maybe and UseLogin

That said, I never was able to get it to work exactly right.


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