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Old 09-25-2009, 08:16 AM   #1
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Providing access and permission to a user for installing RPM..


I have RHEL MAchine.One of the user wants to run few commands as root user.How Can I provide him few administrative commands access like
rpm -ivh
configure
make
make install

I read about /etc/sudoers.
What entry I need to make in there?
 
Old 09-25-2009, 09:34 AM   #2
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You could use any of those commands to gain access to the shell so the effect of giving a user permission to install packages as root with rpm or make is to give them root access. You might as well just give them the root password and have done with it.
 
Old 09-26-2009, 10:14 AM   #3
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I need to provide the user for permission through /etc/sudoers.
How can I got for that?
 
Old 09-26-2009, 10:37 AM   #4
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Add this line:

username ALL=(ALL) ALL
 
Old 09-27-2009, 08:17 AM   #5
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Quote:
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Add this line:

username ALL=(ALL) ALL
lol

It seems he missed the point in my post. I'm assuming yours was meant as a joke since it directly gives him access to all root functions.
 
  


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