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Old 10-16-2008, 03:01 AM   #1
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Hi All,


How can i disable "su -" for a single user in linux. because i am using sudo. so that the particular user no need to use "su -"

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Old 10-16-2008, 03:09 AM   #2
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I wouldn't disable it (and in fact am not sure there's a real mechanism to do so without removing the binary - which may break other scripts and processes) but set the root password to something private and then they won't be able to authenticate as root anyway.
 
Old 10-16-2008, 04:27 AM   #3
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Exactly. It would prob break stuff.
If they need to do some privileged functions, make them use sudo.
 
Old 10-16-2008, 05:27 AM   #4
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Thanks all for the fast reply.


So no way to disable su - for particular user.
I will change the root password.


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maniannam
 
Old 10-16-2008, 06:35 AM   #5
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