system privacy

Geoff Shang gshang at
Thu Dec 27 03:55:26 EST 2001

On Wed, 26 Dec 2001, Raul A. Gallegos wrote:

> Because if you for example make /etc permissions 700 or 711 basic
> things such as dns and mail do not work for that user.

He was suggesting something more like 744, readable but not executable.

You might also want to investigate chroot, but I don't know how well that
would suit your needs.


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