[sudo-users] less

alexandre oliveira alexandresumare at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 3 22:42:39 EDT 2009

You can let users to use /bin/cat to view logfiles. So, they can use: sudo cat /var/log/logfile | less


> From: andy at hazlorealidad.com
> To: sudo-users at sudo.ws
> Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2009 15:08:04 -0500
> Subject: [sudo-users] less
> Hello,
> I know its not really a sudo question, but I imagine that someone on the
> list must have come across this, is there a secure less command that
> doesnt let the user do an escape to the shell or permit the user open
> another file.
> I want to let the user view log files, I know I could do it with
> standard file permissions but I wanted to log administrative activity
> using sudo.
> Thanks in advance
> Andy Bailey
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