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Creating a nologin user in Linux

Sometimes we need to give FTP access to a user but we restrict him from logging into the system due to security reasons. 

Follow the command below to add a user "test" with no shell login access:

# useradd -s /sbin/nologin test

Vimal Sunday 13 October 2013 - 08:50 am | | Default
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