[sudo-users] disable logging to /var/log/messages
fctk86 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 04:28:06 EDT 2005
Matthew Stier ha scritto:
> Not a feature most people would want in a security program.
> Are you sure you need to run it as 'root'.
> Does a 'group' have "read" permissions to that device? Have you
> considered setting the executable set group ID to that group?
> Francesco Turco wrote:
>> i use a tool called "hddtemp" to monitor my hard disk temperature. if
>> i want to use hddtemp, i must be logged as root, but i want to run it
>> from a common user, so i added this line to sudoers:
>> fctk ALL = NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/hddtemp
>> it works ok. anyway, every time i run "sudo hddtemp -n /dev/hda" i
>> get this line in /var/log/messages:
>> Aug 27 17:08:19 thorium sudo: fctk : TTY=unknown ; PWD=/home/fctk
>> ; USER=root ; COMMAND=/usr/sbin/hddtemp -n /dev/hda
>> since i execute hddtemp every second (through a system monitor called
>> "torsmo") /var/log/messages gets filled with thousends of messages
>> like the previous one.
>> how can i disable logging (only for hddtemp)?
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fctk at thorium ~ $ ls -l /dev/hda
brw-rw---- 1 root root 3, 0 28 ago 2005 /dev/hda
fctk at thorium ~ $ ls -l /usr/sbin/hddtemp
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 21504 16 ago 20:30 /usr/sbin/hddtemp
how can i do to realize what you suggested?
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