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Limiting Users Access in Linux

Is there a way to limit a users access within Linux to just their home directory????

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Greg
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kane7279Commented:
If you change the permissions of the /home directory so that users do not have executable permissions, all users contained in the /home directory will not be able to get out of their own home directory.  If you are not familiar with how to do this try 'man chmod' it will go over file permissions.  Hope this helps.
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jprohartCommented:
change the user shell with a restricted shell (usually a link to the original shell wit a 'r' prefix: for ksh, link /bin/ksh to /bin/rksh).
Then the user will not be able to change directory, the shell will issue a message like "restricted shell, cannot change directory".
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ahoffmannCommented:
kane7279, they still can cd to absolute path, like /tmp
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