ssh & control groups

Bert Wesarg bert.wesarg at
Sat Jun 2 04:34:59 EST 2012


On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 9:50 AM, Ondrej Valousek <ondrejv at> wrote:
> Hi List,
> I am looking for an option for sshd to start user's shell (when logging in
> interactively to a remote host) in a control group via cgexec - so for
> example:
> /bin/cgexec -g <username> /bin/bash
> This would be extremely handy on linux Terminal servers to control users
> access to the system resources (protect system from a malicious user hogging
> the machine by running cpu/memory intensive applications).

Shouldn't this be handles by PAM. A quick search reveals this:


> Is something like that possible to achieve?
> Thanks,
> Ondrej

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