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[ale] RH 7 access to kppp without root password
- Subject: [ale] RH 7 access to kppp without root password
- From: jseymou5 at bellsouth.net (Jim Seymour)
- Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 10:57:17 -0400
The problem I've had is that all of this seems to be controlled by "consolehelper"
which seems to direct the whole event :-( On my older RedHat systems I could follow
the manual on kppp and set this up with no problem. Consolehelper seems to
Tim Koeller wrote:
> > I want
> > to allow user Joe to be able to use kppp and not allow user Jack.
> > Neither one of them should know the root password. Could someone show
> > me the light?
> I'm just thinking out loud now, but couldn't you use the following concept
> on a small system (we wouldn't want to generate a large administration problem).
> Couldn't you take away the execute permissions on kppp from "all users" and put
> "Joe" in a group that can execute kppp?
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