[CentOS] OT: Q: Howto implement a monitored Shell for remote logins

Deim Agoston ago at lsc.hu
Tue Nov 14 21:29:12 UTC 2006

try out Zorp. See www.balabit.com for more info. They have SSH proxy and
it works great. You can audit the channel and enable/disable subchannels
(X Forwarding etc.) Right now they released a Shell Control Box product
(web based administration etc.) It's commercial product but works great.


Will McDonald írta:
> On 14/11/06, Sanjay Arora <sanjay.k.arora at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I sometimes need to allow sub-contracted admins root ssh access to my
>> servers. Later, I always wonder what they did during access.
>> Is there any shell that provides all shell abilities to the remote user
>> but monitors/emails a designated user each command executed in the shell
>> terminal and does not allow the user (even root) to modify the bash
>> history file or
>> similar shell history file, or maybe sending each command by email to a
>> remote server, so that modifying history becomes out of question?
> If you only allow them to...
> $ sudo su -
> #
> ... doesn't sudo then keep track of their actions? There are other
> alternatives, sudosh for one.
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/sudosh/
> I'm pretty certain there are others too, from memory of the last time
> I looked into shell auditing.
> Will.
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