Re: PPP (fwd)
Matthew C. Thompson wrote:
>> [pseelig]/home/pseelig > v /usr/sbin/pppd
>> -rwsr-xr-- 1 root dip 76072 Mar 2 03:29 /usr/sbin/pppd
>>So the entry in "/etc/group" has to be:
>i had already chowned /usr/sbin/pppd to mattyt, along with all the other
>files necessary (messy, i know, but i'm the only user on my machine), so i
>didn't think this would work, and it didn't. i still get the same messages
>as jess mentioned in my plog after attempting pon as mattyt.
You can't use chown on a file that's suid root, because then the file will
no longer be able to run as root. You must control access to the file by
using a group of which you are a member. The group has execute access to
the file and the file is owned by root.
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