Thus spake Robert Kerr: > Hi all, > My group is looking into providing Linux workstations to the engineers, > but we're worried about future problems regarding admin privileges. We > would like to give our engineers root on their boxes so they can set them > up and provide patches and such. But, su-ing to root will also allow them > to access any other users' files (since we have an automount NFS daemon > which will mount the other users' home directories when accessed). What > kind of utilities are available that would allow the users admin-type > privileges, but disallow their munging others' files? > > Thanks > > -- > -bob sudo is a good alternative here. It lets you set up what users have root priviledges for what instances, and has relatively good docs to get you through the setup. HTH, Steve -- What awful irony is this? We are as gods, but know it not.
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