Re: Must pppd be run by root?
On Tue, 14 May 1996 Dirk.Eddelbuettel@qed.econ.queensu.ca wrote:
> > The ppp package should have a 'ppp' group, pppd should be owned by
> > root.ppp and it should be mode 1750.
> Can we make that "dialout", please? Something already present and used
> by (at least) dip and efax.
I suppose that would do the job, but what if a sysadmin wants to allow users
to dial in using ppp, but NOT allow them to dialout with minicom or send
I'm absolutely certain that I wouldn't want to add users to a dialout
group just to let them dial in with a ppp account.