[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#433587: request to add /usr/sbin/nologin to /etc/shells

Mark Nipper nipsy at bitgnome.net
Wed Jul 18 05:02:26 UTC 2007

Package: login
Version: 1:
Severity: wishlist

        This is a request to add /usr/sbin/nologin to /etc/shells.  I
ran across a problem earlier with vsftpd not allowing access to a user
account which I only wished to allow FTP access on my system.  The
reason vsftpd was disallowing access was because /usr/sbin/nologin is
not listed in /etc/shells by default.  I think that it probably should

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (700, 'testing'), (600, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages login depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.6-2      GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libpam-modules                0.79-4     Pluggable Authentication Modules f
ii  libpam-runtime                0.79-4     Runtime support for the PAM librar
ii  libpam0g                      0.79-4     Pluggable Authentication Modules l

login recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information

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