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Operating Systems AIX How to allow group members to kill process? Post 302272676 by The Dark Knight on Wednesday 31st of December 2008 10:15:48 AM
Old 12-31-2008
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Originally Posted by bakunin
You cannot - not directly, that is - allow group members to kill other users processes. A user kann only kill his own processes, only root (more exactly: any user with uid 0) is allowed to kill any process.

You could create a workaround by using sudo: create a script which checks the group memberships of originator and process in question and which kills the process accordingly. Let this script run with root authority and use sudo to authenticate its use.

I hope this helps.

bakunin

Thanks for your help but i have another solution already
 
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kill(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   kill(1)

Name
       kill - send a signal to a process

Syntax
       kill [-sig] processid...
       kill -l

Description
       The command sends the TERM (terminate, 15) signal to the specified processes.  If a signal name or number preceded by `-' is given as first
       argument, that signal is sent instead of terminate.  For further information, see

       The terminate signal kills processes that do not catch the signal; `kill -9 ...' is a sure kill, as the KILL (9) signal cannot  be  caught.
       By convention, if process number 0 is specified, all members in the process group (that is, processes resulting from the current login) are
       signaled.  This works only if you use and not if you use To kill a process it must either belong to you or you must be superuser.

       The process number of an asynchronous process started with `&' is reported by the shell.  Process numbers can also be  found  by  using	It
       allows job specifiers ``%...''  so process ID's are not as often used as arguments.  See for details.

Options
       -l   Lists  signal  names.  The signal names are listed by `kill -l', and are as given in /usr/include/signal.h, stripped of the common SIG
	    prefix.

See Also
       csh(1), ps(1), kill(2), sigvec(2)

																	   kill(1)

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