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RE: pam_wheel



I thought that pam_wheel limits you (you may now execute this program only
if you are a member of wheel)-- not reducing restrictions.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Petro [SMTP:petro@auctionwatch.com]
> Sent:	Thursday, March 28, 2002 4:35 PM
> To:	pam-list@redhat.com
> Subject:	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.
> 
> -- 
> Share and Enjoy. 
> 
> 
> 
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