[sudo-users] Using SUDO without the Prompt
julio.moreira at portonline.com.br
Wed Feb 2 16:35:53 EST 2005
Thanks for the tips. I have already downloaded sudosh and I'll be testing it very soon...
On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 13:54:52 -0600, "Ladner, Eric (Eric.Ladner)" <Eric.Ladner at chevrontexaco.com> escreveu:
> De: "Ladner, Eric (Eric.Ladner)" <Eric.Ladner at chevrontexaco.com>
> Data: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 13:54:52 -0600
> Para: "Julio Moreira " <julio.moreira at portonline.com.br>, sudo-users at sudo.ws
> Assunto: RE: [sudo-users] Using SUDO without the Prompt
> About the only thing I can think of is wrapping everything in a script,
> which is more trouble than it's worth. You'd have to wrap everything,
> and they'd have to know where the wrapper was, etc.
> Trust me, I've been using sudo for years. Once you use it for about a
> week and a half, you don't even notice typing it any more.
> The only other transparent thing I can think of is this:
> sudo /bin/ksh
> After that, you don't have to type sudo any more because you're running
> in a root shell. It defeats the spirit of your standard, though. I
> remember seeing sudosh (http://sourceforge.net/projects/sudosh/) that
> gives users a root shell, but it's auditable (tracks all executed
> commands). Might be an option.
> Eric Ladner, Systems Analyst
> RFMS IT Support
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julio Moreira [mailto:julio.moreira at portonline.com.br]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 2:38 PM
> To: Ladner, Eric (Eric.Ladner); sudo-users at sudo.ws
> Subject: RE: [sudo-users] Using SUDO without the Prompt
> I appreciate your answer but, in fact, sam is one example of all
> contents... I have approximately 50 RISC servers *nix, including HP-UX,
> SOLARIS, AIX ,et all... Plus, we have some Linux flavors...
> We wrote a Standard on which we said that the "root user must be used
> only in emergency; for daily job, all support analist must be able to
> manage our servers without root."
> I would like to implement sudo just to make job easy and, most
> important, make that transparent to my analists.
> Can I make some configuration to hide sudo command ?
> On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 13:18:30 -0600, "Ladner, Eric (Eric.Ladner)"
> <Eric.Ladner at chevrontexaco.com> escreveu:
> > De: "Ladner, Eric (Eric.Ladner)" <Eric.Ladner at chevrontexaco.com>
> > Data: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 13:18:30 -0600
> > Para: "Julio Moreira " <julio.moreira at portonline.com.br>,
> > sudo-users at sudo.ws
> > Assunto: RE: [sudo-users] Using SUDO without the Prompt
> > Well, users will ask you for a big red shiny button that says "Do My
> > Job" on it, too. It's an extra 5 characters for Pete's sake..
> > On the good side, HP-UX SAM has a protected mode where you can assign
> > root level access to selected areas inside SAM (i.e. give user Bill
> > acess to create a user, but that's it). Look at the man page under
> > "Restricted Sam".
> > Eric Ladner, Systems Analyst
> > RFMS IT Support
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: sudo-users-bounces at courtesan.com
> > [mailto:sudo-users-bounces at courtesan.com] On Behalf Of Julio Moreira
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 1:58 PM
> > To: sudo-users at sudo.ws
> > Subject: [sudo-users] Using SUDO without the Prompt
> > Hi All,
> > I'm new to sudo... I just have installed on my environment, and the
> > users asked me if they can execute "root" commands without using the
> > word sudo on prompt. for example.:
> > To use "sam" on HP-UX machine, I would like to prompt only
> > "/home/adm/sam" as normal user instead of "/home/adm/sudo sam"
> > I appreciate any samples of this thing, if its possible.
> > Thank's a lot,
> > Julio
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