Using the chroot operation, one can reroot a group or user to a different directory. The Called programm cannot reach firther than the newly defined root. This way one can prevent programms from entering security relevant areas.

Syntax

chroot [-u -users] [-g group] [-G group,group] newroot command

This topic: ATLAS > Chroot
Topic revision: 22 May 2007, MatthiasLInden
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