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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I have a coworker that has set up some funky aliases in /etc/bash.alias, and he insists on leaving them that way. For example he aliased "ll" to "ls -lahtr", which really bugs me.
Anyway, I was wondering if there were a way for me to sudo to root without reading /etc/bash.alias, or maybe have... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: paqman
It is Solaris-10. There is a file as /opt/vpp/dom1.2/pdd/today_23. It is always generated by root, so owned by root only.
This file has to be deleted as part of application restart always and that is done by app_user and SA is always involved to do rm on that file.
Is it possible to give... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: solaris_1977
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need to give an user sudo ability to root.
We have also generated RSA key but unable to proceed further.
For example after a user logs into the server normally and when he executes below command
This should take you to root prompt #
Please help me.... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Rockyc3400
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Anyone able to explain why if i run "sudo -i" or "sudo -s" i am able to get into root by just keying my own password?
How to avoid this from happening coz i need all the users to use su - only. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: timmywong
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I've been through many threads before i decide to create a separate thread.
I can't really find the solution to my (simple) problem.
Here's what I'm trying to achieve:
As "canar" user I want to run a command, let's say "/opt/ocaml/bin/ocaml" as "duck" user.
The only to achieve this is to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: canar
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm actually working with a Ubuntu-System here and have a question about executing a command with 'sudo'.
I tried and got a error message like "not allowed".
After this I logged in with 'sudo -s' and typed the command without 'sudo'. This worked well.
Can please somebody explain me this... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: daWonderer
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've been bashing my head on the desk for 2 days trying to get this to work, but I've had no luck. I'll try to be as clear as possible in my explanation without dragging out the details. I'm trying to set up a cron job for user "john" which runs a script. This script initiates an ssh connection to... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: eh3civic
I'm trying to add some lines in sudo by useing this command visudo
# User privilege specification
root ALL=(ALL) ALL
# Uncomment to allow people in group wheel to run all commands
# %wheel ALL=(ALL) ALL
# Same thing without a password
# %wheel ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL
#... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: ITHelper
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Does anyone know if this is possible?
I want to give some users access to root's crontab but only with a read privilege.
Is this possible to do or can only root or people with full root sudo view root's cron? (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: LordJezoX
I'm secering a RH 2.1 server, with gnome (not my choice...), as X manager.
Is ther anyway to get sudo ask for root password other then the actual user's password? Like when you launch the graphical IHM to create a new user, it asks for root's password? Is there a way to do the same... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: penguin-friend