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Re: shutdown user and accountability

On Tue, 2001-11-27 at 18:58, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> Blake Barnett <blake.barnett@developonline.com> writes:
> > Can't you give a group sudo access?  If so, just add everyone to a group
> > and give that group sudo /sbin/halt or sudo /sbin/shutdown or both.
> That's exactly what my sudo setup does right now.  The problem is that
> apparently *everyone* needs to be able to shut down the machine (for
> reasons that are beyond me).  Added accounts on an as needed basis is
> fine with me, but I don't fancy creating, oh, 250+ password protected
> accounts just to meet policy.

Ok, I guess I didn't understand that the accounts didn't already exist. 
Is this some sort of kiosk or something?

If you can't wrap the stuff in a script --maybe it needs to be setuid?
blech!--, and log it there, then I dunno what to tell ya.

Blake Barnett (bdb)  <blake.barnett@developonline.com>
Sr. Unix Administrator
DevelopOnline.com                 office: 480-377-6816

"Do, or do not.  There is no try." --Yoda

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