Permissions Question & Re: Permissions advice needed

Kirk Strauser kirk at
Tue Jan 9 20:47:04 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 09 January 2007 1:01 pm, gs_stoller at wrote:

> On 1/8/07, Kirk Strauser <kirk at> wrote:

>> You could configure sudo to give him access to run that one
>> command as root.

> One has to be very careful about giving out such access!
> root has much power.

Hence "sudo", where you're giving them exactly one permission: the ability 
to execute one specific read-only command.
Kirk Strauser
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