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Re: [suse-security] Limiting users SU ability
  • From: Johannes Bretscher <bretscher@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2003 08:52:31 +0200
  • Message-id: <20030709065231.GA5544@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 06:56:48AM +0100, Nigel Gaylard wrote:
> Hi All
>
> Is it possible to turn off certain users ability to "su" either to root only
> or to any other user? I would apreciate some direction on this.

Don't give them the passwords. If these users have to do some root things
man sudo

>
> Regards
>
> Nigel Gaylard

Greetings
Johannes

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"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
-- Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759.

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