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Operating Systems Solaris Setting user groups Post 302118366 by mhm4 on Monday 21st of May 2007 04:11:36 PM
Old 05-21-2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by Remi
Hi.........

I'm trying to set a group of users to login to do a required super-user tasks without knowing the super-user passwd.


For example...a user popodude logs in as self with passwd..system accepts the password & then automatically asks for the super-user account passwd.

My goal is for the system to take this user directly to the task without asking for the super-user passwd.
Thanks,
Remi

login: popodude
Password:
Last login: Fri May 18 11:46:01 from swnee10w0012
Sun Microsystems Inc. SunOS 5.8 Generic Patch February 2004
Password:



Update profile to use sudo.

Ex sudo entry:
Cmnd_Alias restrictedcmds = /usr/sbin/pkgadd, /usr/sbin/pkgrm
user1 ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:restrictedcmds
 
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groups(1B)					     SunOS/BSD Compatibility Package Commands						groups(1B)

NAME
groups - display a user's group memberships SYNOPSIS
/usr/ucb/groups [user]... DESCRIPTION
With no arguments, groups displays the groups to which you belong; else it displays the groups to which the user belongs. Each user belongs to a group specified in the password file /etc/passwd and possibly to other groups as specified in the file /etc/group. If you do not own a file but belong to the group which it is owned by then you are granted group access to the file. FILES
/etc/passwd /etc/group ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWscpu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
getgroups(2), attributes(5) NOTES
This command is obsolete. SunOS 5.11 14 Sep 1992 groups(1B)

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