[sudo-users] Limiting Editing Power

Michael Potter pottmi at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 15:09:46 EDT 2006

add this rule to you sudoers file:
mruser webserver=(apache)sudoedit /etc/httpd.conf

then tell mruser to do this:
sudo -e -u apache /etc/httpd.conf

On 10/18/06, Mathew Brown <mathewbrown at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> Hi,
>   I currently run into a scenario where I want to allow a user to edit a
>   file owned by another user but ONLY that file.  If I specify something
>   like /usr/bin/vim /etc/httpd.conf, vim is launched.  However, the
>   user, using vim, can then edit any files owned by the owner or
>   httpd.conf.  Is there any solution to this issue?  Thanks for your
>   help.
> --
>   Mathew Brown
>   mathewbrown at fastmail.fm
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