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1. Infrastructure Monitoring
I am currently managing an application running on around 150 servers.
I only have application usage rights on those servers and do not have any root privileges.
I have an external node that can connect to those servers and I have root privileges on that one box.
I want to setup... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Junaid Subhani
2. 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
I am a new (and only) administrator of a Solaris 10 environment. The previous admin gave me a use (say user123) that is supposed to have administrative privileges.
Now the problem is, the user does not have this privilege! Here is what i tried so far:
uid=109(user123) gid=1(other)... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: abohmeed
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
My English is no very good.
I must make a bash scripting sh create like a backdoor, and when execute the script a user without privileges convert in super user or root, whithout introducing the password.
Crear un script que sirva como puerta trasera al sistema, de manera que al... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kitievbr
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have written a small web server in Python, and now I would like to run it on port 80, but in order to be able to bind to a port below 1024 I need to have root privileges. I don't want to run the server as root, though. How can I bind to port 80 as root and then drop root privileges?
Thankful... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Ilja
Is it possible to grant root privileges to an ordinary user?
Other than 'sudo', is there some way under Users/Groups configuration?
I want ordinary user to be able to mount, umount and use command mt.
/Brendan (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: brendan76
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
As admin with root rights, to execute any command from another user without password-ask, I do : su - <user> -c "<cmd>"
But how can I do to give the same rights to another physical user without using root user ? :confused:
I've try to create another user "toor" with the same primary... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: madmat
Hi, I've just managed to install openssh in my home directory on a server I have access to by using --prefix=$HOME/local after ./configure. Another thing I was having trouble with without root access was privilege separation, so I disabled that in my sshd_config. However, when I run... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: sayeo
I have make a program that needs root privleges but any user can try to run it, so what I want it is, when any user tries( other than root ) to run the program, an input prompt would open to enter root password ( if user knows ) and program will run ( otherwise exit ), and after completing... (21 Replies)
Discussion started by: sumsin
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
how can a root assign a user all or most of the root privileges?
is sudoer comand enough 4 this?
thx alot.. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: blue_7