Hiding sudo from sudo users
n9bc at netnet.net
Tue Jun 20 12:51:41 EDT 2000
One option that you have is creating a alias
Like something like this..
jobstatus="/usr/local/bin/sudo jbstatus /dev/jb0"
zahst at act.org wrote:
> I was wondering if there was a way to allow users to run sudo commands
> without typing sudo <command> and just type the command instead. I
> know it sounds crazy, but here's why.
> I need to allow anyone logged in as user techsupp to be able to run
> commands in the /usr/etc directory. Currently they are allowed to run
> a restart command on another machine, but they don't type sudoalias
> restart. A script was setup that when they type restart, it calls the
> /usr/local/bin/sudo then the path to the restart command. The reason
> for this is security, we don't want them knowing they are accessing
> things any differently than normal.
> Is there a way that a techsupp user can type the command:
> jbstatus /dev/jb0
> without typing sudo jbstatus /dev/jb0
> If there isn't any easy way to do this, then I'll have to setup
> separate commands for each command in the /usr/etc directory for them
> to be able to run. This I can do, but there's over 100 of them and I
> really don't have the time.
> All this is being done on an IBM RS/6000.
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