Changing the Default Shell
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The default shell for an account is the environment that user accesses in a local or SSH session.
The default shell for a new installation is
You can change the default shell in Accounts > Users.
Click for the root user and click Edit.
Choose the desired shell from the Shell dropdown list and click SAVE. Shell options are:
Shell Description csh C shell for UNIX system interactions. sh Bourne shell tcsh Enhanced C shell that includes editing and name completion. bash Bourne Again shell for the GNU operating system. ksh93 Korn shell that incorporates features from both csh and sh. mksh MirBSD Korn Shell rbash Restricted bash rzsh Restricted zsh scponly scponly restricts the user’s SSH usage to only the
zsh Z shell git-shell restricted git shell nologin Use when creating a system account or to create a user account that can authenticate with shares but which cannot log in to the TrueNAS system using