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Does anyone know where Plesk pulls its list of available shells under the domain setup page? I am on a box which is missing /bin/bash (chroot), though the majority of the system users on the machine have the shell:


On a redhat/centos machine, chrootsh is provided by the base psa package. I have also checked that chrootsh is specified in /etc/shells. I have poked around the psa database, but have not been able to ascertain where the drop down box is populated from.

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closed as off-topic by HopelessN00b Jan 14 '15 at 4:33

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This question appears to be off-topic because it is about working with a service provider's management interface, such as cPanel. – HopelessN00b Jan 14 '15 at 4:33

It seems that plesk does use /etc/shells. However, /bin/bash (chrooted) is a special case. If the /bin directory at /bin contains certain files that are not executable, /bin/bash (chrooted) will not be in the list.

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