[sudo-users] How to disable ( deny ) user to change the password of root
yinyang at eburg.com
Tue Nov 18 17:30:02 UTC 2008
Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> Gordon Messmer wrote:
>> Yes, there is. Don't let users execute any of those commands directly.
> That's not a solution. The user can still edit /etc/passwd manually.
In the solution I propose, the user can only edit "passwd-wrapper" and
other wrappers with sudo. In that configuration, they aren't given any
access to edit /etc/passwd manually.
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