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creating a normal user just for reboot
  • From: "OKDesign oHG Security Administrator" <security@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 23:39:28 +0100
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Hi folks.

I want to enable a user to login, and after succesful login the system

I tried out the following:
- creating an user
- in ~/.profile I put "sudo /sbin/reboot"
- with visudo I defined "<username> ALL: NOPASSWD: /sbin/reboot"
but this won't work.

Am I missing something or am I totally on the wrong way ?


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