Killing ssshd seassions
dtucker at zip.com.au
Mon May 23 12:33:34 EST 2005
stdout azi wrote:
> First, I'd like to say sorry if this isn't the right mailing list
> to ask my question. I'm writting some application(on Linux) wich relys
> on sshd, so I thought there is nothing wrong in posting my mail here.
This is the right place.
> The aplication i'm writting should, at some point, kill the user from
> his terminal line. To achieve this I read the users utmp entry and
> kill the ut_pid in it.. It works fine if the user is not loged trought
> ssh. If the user has a sshd seassion, killing the ut_pid doesnt work
> though. I've done some workaround and got to this point :
What version of OpenSSH is this? There was a change between 3.6.1 and
3.7 that caused the monitor to kill the non-priviliged child the monitor
was terminated. It will pass through SIGTERM and SIGHUP.
Darren Tucker (dtucker at zip.com.au)
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