DESCRIPTIONThe virt-login-shell program is a setuid shell that is used to join an LXC container that matches the user's name. If the container is not running, virt-login-shell will attempt to start the container. virt-login-shell is not allowed to be run by root. Normal users will get added to a container that matches their username, if it exists, and they are configured in /etc/libvirt/virt-login-shell.conf.
The basic structure of most virt-login-shell usage is:
- -h, --help
- Display command line help usage then exit.
- -V, --version
- Display version information then exit.
CONFIGBy default, virt-login-shell will execute the /bin/sh program for the user. You can modify this behaviour by defining the shell variable in /etc/libvirt/virt-login-shell.conf.
eg. shell = [ ``/bin/ksh'', ``--login'']
By default no users are allowed to use virt-login-shell, if you want to allow certain users to use virt-login-shell, you need to modify the allowed_users variable in /etc/libvirt/virt-login-shell.conf.
eg. allowed_users = [ ``tom'', ``dick'', ``harry'' ]
EXIT STATUSvirt-login-shell normally returns the exit status of the command it executed. If the command was killed by a signal, but that signal is not fatal to virt-login-shell, then it returns the signal number plus 128.
Exit status generated by virt-login-shell itself:
- 0 An option was used to learn more about this binary.
- 125 Generic error before attempting execution of the configured shell; for example, if libvirtd is not running.
- 126 The configured shell exists but could not be executed.
- 127 The configured shell could not be found.
BUGSReport any bugs discovered to the libvirt community via the mailing list "http://libvirt.org/contact.html" or bug tracker "http://libvirt.org/bugs.html". Alternatively report bugs to your software distributor / vendor.
Please refer to the AUTHORS file distributed with libvirt. Daniel Walsh <dwalsh at redhat dot com>