Original question was: How to disable the capability for
user to get a shell by using the "!" from "telnet>"
Answers fell into 2 catagories:
1. The "!" command uses the SHELL variable to determine
what shell to start up. If you set SHELL=/bin/false
before starting telnet, the "!" will not work.
2. I thought for sure I exhausted the man pages before
resorting to the list, but sure enough, there are
telnet command line options that would have helped....
Disable the "telnet>" prompt entirely by using
the (-e '') or (-E) options when starting telnet.
Thanks greatly to all who responded!
Rusty Rose, Chicago Board of Trade
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