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Old 12-12-2005, 11:59 AM   #1
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Creating user with root access


Hello,

I need to create user "netcool" belonging to group "ncoadmin".

I did this, but how do I give this user root access??
 
Old 12-12-2005, 12:12 PM   #2
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How abt assigning it as a member of 'root' group.
Even though i dont think it would be the most optimal solution.

Lets c what others have to say on this.

..amit..

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Old 12-12-2005, 12:20 PM   #3
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Coulda, shoulda, woulda. Can be done. Should it be done? Absotively and posilutely not.
 
Old 12-12-2005, 12:29 PM   #4
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mebrelith,

That doesn't help me at all. So I know this isn't a good idea but it doesn't tell me what is the ideal way to go about this....Anyone have any suggestions?
 
Old 12-12-2005, 12:46 PM   #5
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What about sudo?

Create the user and the group, then give him permission with sudo.

Boby
 
Old 12-12-2005, 01:20 PM   #6
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Well of course theres always sudo. And just a note about my previous post. Came here for help? Good, my two cents? Don't do it? This is one of those ideas you should not try to find out whether is good or bad.

Hemlock? What's that? They say is a venom... let me drink some and see for myself.
 
Old 12-12-2005, 01:42 PM   #7
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Yes. Don't do it. Even if it's a quick fix, you're just teaching yourself bad habts.

A properly setup sudoers file would work just fine.
 
  


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