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Old 05-21-2007
Setting user groups

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:
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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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