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Re: sudoer vs superuser



On Fri, Apr 01, 2005 at 04:56:10PM +0000, hicham wrote:
>  I would like to know if I give a user an ALL privilege in the /etc/sudoers 
>  does he become a superuser than ? 
>  isn't that risky ? 

The user is effectively superuser, yes. However, it's somewhat better, since
there's still an active step -- authenticating with your own credentials --
required to switch into privledged mode.

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