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Quickly creates limited user accounts in a chroot jail

'Jailkit' is a set of utilities to allow quick creation of limited user accounts in a chroot jail. It contains a safe logging daemon, shells that can restrict users, utilities to start daemons in a chroot jail, and utilities for easy setup of chroot jails. Programs in the package are: jk_check (security test for a jail), jk_chrootlaunch (chroots another daemon in a jail), jk_chrootsh (chroot shell), jk_cp (copies files and dependencies into a jail), jk_init (initialises a jail), jk_lsh (limited shell), jk_socketd (secure logging), jk_procmailwrapper (denies procmail execution for jailed users), jk_addjailuser (adds a jailed users account)

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Janet Casey

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27 April 2004

Leaders and contributors

Olivier Sessink Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:olivier@lx.student.wau.nl
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/jailkit

Software prerequisites

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.


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