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deepakcoolz 09-06-2012 06:04 AM

Can we add a group to cron.allow
 
I am trying to give access to a group to use cron.
I tried adding @groupname and %groupname and (escaped ) \@groupname and \%groupname, nothing worked. makes me start thinking that this is probably not possible. Does anyone have any experience on that. Can we add a group in cron.allow/deny instead of a user?

unSpawn 09-06-2012 08:17 AM

As far as I know you can't use groups in /etc/cron.{allow,deny}.
*If the system uses PAM you could try a pam_listfile entry because it can allow or deny based on for instance group membership.

machindra89 09-11-2012 07:54 AM

You can't add group in cron.allow or cron.deny ...if you need more info click here...


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