Re: Restricted Shells or Menu Based Shells

From: Ben McGinnes (
Date: 03/01/02

Date: Sat, 2 Mar 2002 06:32:42 +1100
From: Ben McGinnes <>

Jens Benecke(, Feb 23, 2002 at 01:09:59AM +0100:
> You might also want to consider It's a kernel patch
> that allows you (among a lot of other interesting features) to (quote)

On a similar topic, but getting a little away from simply a restricted
menu system or shell is the "Security Enhanced Linux" project over at the

It's a series of kernel patches, initially just for Red Hat systems, but
has since been successfully added to other distributions to improve the
inbuilt security options and permission levels within Linux. It's still
very much a beta product and those doing the developing do not see a
proper stable (for a production environment) release until the 2.6.x
kernel series.

It does, however, make for interesting reading. Both on the web site and
the mailing list.


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