User Management

Company 2210 company2210 at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 3 22:34:10 BST 2003


Thanks alot for your all assistance

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dominic Mitchell" <dom at happygiraffe.net>
To: "Company 2210" <company2210 at hotmail.com>
Cc: <freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2003 9:04 PM
Subject: Re: User Management


> On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 07:58:22PM +0100, Company 2210 wrote:
> > How would I go about providng my user account the ability to su? - the
pw
> > function seems to be the way, but I can find no suitable tutorials (most
are
> > based around preventing such access) and I'm a bit hazy on the merriod
of
> > options, i.e. do I add to a group? or a flag thats set allowing the user
to
> > su?.
>
> Rather than using su, you may wish to investigate sudo from the ports
> collection.  It provides much better access to root's abilities and has
> full logging.
>
>     # cd /usr/ports/security/sudo
>     # make install
>
> As others have said though, you need to be in group "wheel" to su
> correctly.
>
> -Dom
>




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