kppp without adminstrator password

akonstam at trinity.edu akonstam at trinity.edu
Mon Dec 19 21:36:00 UTC 2005


On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 06:36:47PM -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-12-18 at 20:27 -0500, John Kebbel wrote:
> > Everytime I want to use kppp, I have to supply an administrator
> > password. How can I grant myself the privilege to use kppp without
> > supplying an administrator password?
> ----
> edit /etc/sudoers
> 
> add a coupe of lines...
> 
> # Command Alias specification
> Cmnd_Alias DIAL=/usr/sbin/kppp
> 
> # User privilege specification
> substitute_username_here   ALL= NOPASSWD : DIAL
> 
> Craig
that is certainly one way. Another is make kppp SUID.
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