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Old 04-16-2003, 08:19 AM   #1
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Ulimit privilege for a user

How can I give a ulimit privilege to a particular user.
Old 04-16-2003, 08:24 AM   #2
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You mean make them root?
Old 04-16-2003, 10:19 AM   #3
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I tried

ulimit -u biggervalue

but works only with root how can I give that privilege to a user or a group?

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ulimit is actually an obsolete command. But if your trying give a user access to this command, either change the permissions of this command or setup sudo for any particular users.


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