temporary su login
robin at reportlab.com
Wed Sep 5 13:13:21 PDT 2007
Eric Crist wrote:
> I'm sure nobody will mention this, so I will. On most systems with
> support ACPI, your colo provider can simply press the power button on
> the front of your server. FreeBSD's kernel will pick up the signal and
> shut down cleanly.
> Once you're moved, they can press the same button to power the system
> on. There is *NO* need to give them login access to the box. Also,
> they could simply call you to have you shut it down.
many good ideas; thanks.
I guess since they ask for an ip based mechanism that I'll create a
special user in the operator group and do the chmod trick on shutdown.
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