Re: Getting remote user and remote host
From: Richard E. Silverman (res_at_qoxp.net)
Date: 20 Nov 2003 18:39:15 -0500
>>>>> "MH" == Michael Heiming <michael+USENET@www.heiming.de> writes:
MH> There's not a single reason to do this, setup an account for each
MH> user and let them use 'su' or even better 'sudo' for logging
MH> purposes, to use the application user.
You haven't asked the poster's situation or restrictions. He might simply
be in a situation where he does not control the server in question or its
account policy, can't get new accounts created, and is trying to solve a
problem within those constraints. Happens all the time.
-- Richard Silverman firstname.lastname@example.org