[lug] CVS access only

Ken Weinert kenw at ihs.com
Thu Mar 15 09:12:23 MST 2001

You can also use the passwd file in the CVS directory - then it is used
only by the cvs server and has nothing to do with your system files.

* Scott A. Herod (herod at interact-tv.com) [010315 00:52]:
> Hello,
>   I'm trying to set up a CVS site that is accessible through
> ssh to some specific networked users but I don't won't them to
> have login access.  Is there a standard way to do that?
>   My thought is to give them /etc/passwd accounts with shells
> set to a /bin/sh script which simply echo's "No login allowed".
> Is that a reasonable and safe thing to do?  They will have real
> passwords in /etc/shadow, just no shell in /etc/passwd.
> Thanks,
> Scott

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