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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

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