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Old 08-06-2006, 03:26 PM   #1
krock923
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Require key for shutdown/reboot or startup


Hi, I have a rather odd question. Is it possible to require that a public/private keypair be aronud for shutdown to work. That way I could keep the private key on a usb stick on my keychain and nobody could shut down the machine while I was not there, short of pulling the plug of course.

Thanks for any info,
Matt
 
Old 08-06-2006, 07:46 PM   #2
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Not really what you are asking, but it should do:

http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com/2005/0...-shutting.html

If you want to prevent root users from rebooting the system, then it's a whole different story
 
Old 08-06-2006, 08:02 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info there.

It is more or less what i was asking, the usb key was a good deal for the 'gee that's cool' factor.

I'll definitely take the buttons out of the menu though.
 
  


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