Some questions for a newbie

haywiremac haywiremac at
Mon Jul 28 15:39:16 CEST 2003

On Mon, 28 Jul 2003 06:27:54 -0700 (PDT)
Rich Shepard <rshepard at> wrote:

>   Not quite what happens. First, a user must be specifically
>   authorized to
> run commands as another user (generally, root) in the sudoers file.
> Second, the priviledge can be limited to one or a very few specific
> commands.
>   For example, the ability to run 'shutdown -h now' as a user does not
>   give
> you root access to everything.

sorry, should have r'd the fm!

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