Re: secondary root account
On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 12:15:53PM -0500, Errol Neal wrote:
> I would like to know how to setup a secondary account on a Linux system
> that would have the same abilities and privledges as the "root" user, say
> an account such as "root2". I do not want to use sudo, because the people I
> work for do not want to use "sudo" before every command. Does anybody have
> any suggestions?
If your only problem with sudo is that people will have to type is
before every command, you could use sudo -s (or sudo bash or whatever)
- that way people will get a root shell. They will remain 'as root'
until they quit that shell. Or perhaps allow su?
Stephanie Boyd http://www.ixtab.org.uk/slb