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Manual Reference Pages  -  PAM_JAIL (8)

NAME

pam_jail - Jail PAM module

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
See Also
Authors

SYNOPSIS

[service-name] module-type control-flag pam_jail [arguments]

DESCRIPTION

The jail service module for PAM put users into a jail derived from their home directory. If a user’s home directory as specified in the
.Vt passwd structure returned by getpwnam(3) contains the string "/./", the user is put into the jail having the portion of the directory name to the left of the string "/./" as its root, and the portion to the right will be the current working directory inside the jail. Otherwise, the directories specified by the dir and cwd options (see below) are used.
also_root
  Do not hold user ID 0 exempt from the jail requirement.
always Report a failure if a root directory could not be derived from the user’s home directory, and the dir option was not specified.
cwd = directory
  Specify the directory to chdir(2) into after a successful jail_attach(2) call.
dir = directory
  Specify the root directory of the jail to use if one could not be derived from the user’s home directory.

SEE ALSO

pam.conf(5), pam(8)

AUTHORS

The pam_jail module and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD Project by Damien Bobillot
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