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CAPSH(8)		System Administration Utilities		      CAPSH(8)

NAME
       capsh - 'bash' wrapper to raise and lower the bset and pI capabilities

DESCRIPTION
       /sbin/capsh [args ...]

       --help this message

       --print
	      display capability relevant state

       --decode=xxx
	      decode a hex string to a list of caps

       --drop=xxx
	      remove xxx,.. capabilities from bset

       --caps=xxx
	      set caps as per cap_from_text()

       --inh=xxx
	      set xxx,.. inheritiable set

       --secbits=<n>
	      write a new value for securebits

       --keep=<n>
	      set keep-capabability bit to <n>

       --uid=<n>
	      set uid to <n> (hint: id <username>)

       --chroot=path
	      chroot(2) to this path to invoke bash

       --killit=<n>
	      send signal(n) to child

       --forkfor=<n>
	      fork and make child sleep for <n> sec

       ==     re-exec(capsh) with args as for --

       --     remaing  arguments  are  for /bin/bash (without -- [/sbin/capsh]
	      will simply exit(0))

capsh 2.17			September 2009			      CAPSH(8)
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