System Administration Guide: Network Services

ProcedureHow to Create the /etc/shells file

  1. Become superuser or assume an equivalent role.

    Roles contain authorizations and privileged commands. For more information about roles, see Configuring RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Security Services. To configure a role with the Primary Administrator profile, see Chapter 2, Working With the Solaris Management Console (Tasks), in System Administration Guide: Basic Administration.

  2. Create the /etc/shells file.

  3. Edit /etc/shells. Add the full path to each shell on a single line.

Example 28–8 Creating the /etc/shells file

The following is an example of an /etc/shells file with a /bin/true listed for FTP guest users: