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I've been thinking about smrsh (ie. the sendmail restricted shell) that is being used for command forwarding in your .forward file, and quite frankly, I don't understand what it's good ...
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- 05-15-2003 #1
- Join Date
- Oct 2001
- Täby, Sweden
smrsh - Is it really necessary?
I mean, sure, I can understand it if you're having a dedicated mail server that's using the same home directories that users usually work on. In that case you might want to block users from running anything on the mail server. But isn't that really quite a special case?
The strange thing is that it seems so obvious to the sendmail developers that smrsh should be used in every possible situation. Am I just overlooking something?