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Re: Security question - running a root command not being root



Thanks a lot!!

seems to be another good way to do it. :)



Donald Arseneau escribió:
"Vivek J. Patankar" <list307 gmail com> writes:

Is there a way i can do this? without violating the "normal" security
rules? I mean no changing permissions to the command *tcpdump*.
sudo

sudo is the best answer, since you can give them permission to
run any particular command(s).

But for nostalgia's sake, you could create a group "dumpers", put those users in the group, change ownership of tcpdump to root.dumpers, and chmod it +s.



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