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AW: [suse-security] creating a normal user just for reboot
  • From: "OKDesign oHG Security Administrator" <security@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 20:35:59 +0100
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Von: Peter Nixon [mailto:nix@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Gesendet: Freitag, 11. Januar 2002 18:35
An: SuSE Security
Betreff: Re: [suse-security] creating a normal user just for reboot

>> I suggest you change the user's login shell to /sbin/reboot (in
>> But I've never tried that.

> And, of course you will need to set his UID to 0 in /etc/passwd

Is this necessary ? I engaged him to run the reboot with the entry in the
sudoers-file. Isn't that enough ?
Is there no other way than giving him complete root-rights ?


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