[Wlug] trusted user?

Charles R. Anderson cra@WPI.EDU
Tue, 24 Dec 2002 15:57:57 -0500


On Tue, Dec 24, 2002 at 03:33:44PM -0500, Frank Sweetser wrote:
fs> On Tue, Dec 24, 2002 at 07:49:18AM -0500, Bill Mills-Curran wrote:
fs> > How do I control "trusted user" to allow regular user accounts access
fs> > to things like the mailq command or reviewing system logs?
fs> 
fs> sudo.  It can specify which commands which users are allowed to run with
fs> elevated privs.  For more complex options, such as reading certain logs,
fs> you'll probably want to write scripts/programs that do exactly what you want
fs> to allow and allow sudo access to them.

For log reading, why not just put the logs in a group?

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