Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security
User Name
Linux - Security This forum is for all security related questions.
Questions, tips, system compromises, firewalls, etc. are all included here.


  Search this Thread
Old 08-10-2009, 03:00 AM   #1
Registered: Sep 2008
Posts: 57

Rep: Reputation: 15
How to set administrative permission for just one application?

hi geeks,
so the question is,
How to give administrative permission for a user to use just one application?
i wanted to give a normal user administrative permission to be able to use only tcpdump application, i added the account name in the sudoers file but it didn't worked!
so anyone knows if i did it right?
Old 08-10-2009, 03:09 AM   #2
Registered: Feb 2008
Distribution: Fedora,RHEL,Ubuntu
Posts: 661

Rep: Reputation: 66
/etc/sudoers works in certain format
use following way to to do
add following line in bottom
now save and exit
now execute command
#sudo tcpdump
specify password of user



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help me to set Permission Linux - Security 1 04-09-2009 06:36 AM
permission denied for an application Tom Douglas Linux - Newbie 7 08-20-2007 06:48 AM
NVIDIA Permission Prblems In Application frog-newbie Linux - Software 6 02-01-2005 01:29 PM
Disable requirement for administrative privilege on a particular application. wahmd Linux - Newbie 2 11-14-2004 10:41 PM
Permission Denied while installing new jar library for my new application lavinal Linux - Software 1 09-02-2004 04:47 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:06 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration