Re: Admin group?
On 19-Oct-99 Phil Brutsche wrote:
> A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far way, someone said...
>> Ultimately, I want to have 2 accounts for myself (1 being root,
>> the other being a normal user.) I also would like to create
>> a few accounts for friends. My normal user account will
>> be added to the member of the "adm" group.
>> 1) What is the best way to prevent other users (except for my
>> normal user) from running programs like dmesg? I suppose
>> I could always chgrp the programs to "adm", and change
>> permissions to -rwxr-x---. Is this the recommended way?
> Generally, yes, that's close to the preferred way (many people with a BSD
> tradition like to use the group wheel).
That is what I do with 'su', who, and other programs I don't want others to be
able to run.