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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I had a question in my test which asked where suppose user B has a program with 's' bit set. Can user A run this program and gain root privileges in any way?
I suppose not as the suid program run with privileges of owner and this program will run with B's privileges and not root. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: syncmaster
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to list users in /etc/passwd with root's GID or UID or /root as home directory
If we have these entries in /etc/passwd
baduser1:x:0:300::/home/baduser1:/bin/bash... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: anil510
After downloading ZFS documentation from oracle site, I am able to successfully migrate UFS root FS without zones to ZFS root FS. But in case of UFS root file system with zones , I am successfully able to migrate global zone to zfs root file system but zone are still in UFS root file... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sb200
Hope it's okay to post on this sub-forum, couldn't find a better place
I've got a 480R running solaris 8 with veritas volume manager managing all filesystems, including an encapsulated root disk (I believe the root disk is encapsulated as one of the root mirror disks has an entry under... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sunnyd76
As per my knowledge there are two types of user accounts in unix. root and normal users.
If there are any user types for which we can give some priviledges..?
Actually i want to restrict root access and create new accounts for admins with some of the priviledges.
Please let me... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: newsol
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i am new to unix and i have abig task. i have to \run particular commands having root privileges from a non root user. i know sudo is one of the way but i need sum other approach kindly help
Thanks (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: suryashikha
Hi, yesterday, I changed root's shell in /etc/passwd, cause a mistake then I can not log in root account (can't find correct shell). I attempted to log in single-mode, however, it prompted for single-mode's password then I type root's password but still can not log in.
I'm using AIX 5L version 5.2... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: neikel
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I know we can create a normal UserID with "root" priviledges by assigning the user into the "root" group. As such, everything that is modified by the UserID will also contain "root" as the group and ID. This is return causes less tracability on who made the change onto a certain file, etc.
My... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Alvin
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to run a non-root script as the root user with non-root environment variables with crontab. The non-root user would have environment variables for database access such as Oracle or Sybase. The root user does not have the Oracle or Sybase enviroment variables. I thought you could do... (2 Replies)
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How do you determine which users have permission to use root priviledges? (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Ben070371