Locking down the system

Matthew Hannigan mlh at zip.com.au
Wed Feb 6 02:10:51 EST 2002


No.  Sudo only enhances access.  It does not restrict it.

You need to use restricted shells or some other technique.

Of course, using restricted shells with sudo is a very useful
combination to give the access that you want to give and
no more and no less.


Dan Lee wrote:

> Folks,


> Can "sudo" be use in such a way that can lock down the system?  I mean 
> to prevent users from accessing certain directories or files.  Can it be 
> used to restrict "su" access?
> Thanks in advance,
> -dan

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