brent saner on 14 Dec 2007 19:45:42 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] AV software for Linux (sudo)

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  • Subject: Re: [PLUG] AV software for Linux (sudo)
  • Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 14:45:33 -0500
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Art Alexion wrote:
My concern is this. The only way I would use sudo on the floor of an enterprise with not-to-be-trusted users is if it required a root/not user password. I don't want regular users doing ANYTHING requiring root permission. I do want to be able to run root tasks on their machines without having to log in myself or a root login with a separate root password.
start in single-user mode?


it will let you do everything as root. granted, it's a diff. runlevel, so some services might not be up (ssh, for one...) but you can manually start them i think. but i wouldn't. single-user is super not secure for you to be bouncing around on the net with.

Brent Saner

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