[asterisk-users] giving a user asterisk CLI access: how bad could it get

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com
Tue Nov 4 22:19:46 CST 2008

On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 04:02:40PM -0600, Jeff LaCoursiere wrote:

> Hmm, I wonder if you could run asterisk in a jail?  Anyone done that on
> FreeBSD for example?  That would solve your issues I think.  It would
> certainly be difficult for your admin to "admin" asterisk without the CLI.
> Depending on your flavor of GUI it may be difficult for him to admin
> asterisk with shell access.

I don't think Asterisk is a good candidate for chrooting. It re-reads
the config files in /etc on each reload. It will occasionally rotates
logs in /var/log/asterisk . Just to mention a few.

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