Do I understand sudo correctly?
Todd C. Miller
Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Tue Feb 22 15:06:38 EST 2000
In message <38B2E371.79A28B68 at silvervalley.k12.ca.us>
so spake Chris Hobbs (chobbs):
> If I write a Perl script which verifies that they're attempting to deal
> with a student's account, have that script call passwd, smbpasswd, etc,
> and give the teachers the ability to use sudo to run that script as
> root, that will have the desired effect, correct? And they still won't
> be able to run passwd, smbpasswd, etc directly as root, right?
Correct. You would only give the users access to run that script.
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