UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

Expert-to-Expert. Learn advanced UNIX, UNIX commands, Linux, Operating Systems, System Administration, Programming, Shell, Shell Scripts, Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, OS X, BSD.

How to find permissions/roles/priveleges of User

👤 Login to reply

Old 09-27-2005
hardesh hardesh is offline
Registered User
How to find permissions/roles/priveleges of User

Hello Everyone,

if we log on to unix server how do we find that what permissions/roles and priveleges are assigned to any particular user.

Here i am not talking about the file permissions.

Sponsored Links
Old 09-27-2005
blowtorch's Unix or Linux Image
blowtorch blowtorch is offline Forum Advisor  
Looking at user privileges from a unix perspective, there are only two kinds of users:
1. root
2. everyone else

You could give other users more privileges by adding them to different groups - but essentially there are just the two categories.
Sponsored Links
👤 Login to reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

More UNIX and Linux Forum Topics You Might Find Helpful
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
new-user permissions sandeepyes Shell Programming and Scripting 2 12-13-2011 06:41 AM
Script to find the user of a file and permissions ggayathri Shell Programming and Scripting 1 08-12-2010 06:51 AM
How to find a user's file permissions ram123 UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers 9 03-19-2009 02:29 PM
sqlplus priveleges. oracle8 UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers 1 10-16-2001 12:16 AM
Multiple Group Priveleges on same directory? TyHockett UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers 5 09-25-2001 11:09 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:03 AM.

Unix & Linux Forums Content Copyrightę1993-2018. All Rights Reserved.
Show Password

Not a Forum Member?
Forgot Password?