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Re: pam_wheel



On Thu, Mar 28, 2002 at 11:01:23AM -0800, James Bagley Jr wrote:
> Hey all,
> 
> I have users that need root access to their workstations.  Reading the pam
> documentation for the pam_wheel module it sounds like I can allow them to
> 'su -' without entering a password.  This is ideal because I don't want to
> give them that root password, i'd rather keep that to myself.  Problem is,
> it doesn't work.  I'm using red hat 7.2.  Here is the contents of
> /etc/pam.d/su:

    Sudo is a much better tool for this. 

    However, if they have root access (which su - is), they can simply
    change the root password.

    Sudo, properly configured can help to solve that problem.

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