[CentOS] non-privaledged reboot ???

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazqueznet at gmail.com
Sun Jul 8 06:07:33 UTC 2007


On Sat, 2007-07-07 at 22:51 -0700, Robert - eLists wrote:
> Greetings
> 
> On centos 5, if I ssh in as a regular non-superuser account and go to the
> sbin dir to issue a reboot command, it wont do it as says you must be
> superuser
> 
> If you are on the console logged in as a non-superuser account and do the
> same thing, it will reboot.
> 
> Is this a feature, or a bug?

If you're at the console you can usually just push the reset or power
button *anyways*, so it's a non-bug. I believe you can edit the
appropriate entries in /etc/pam.d if you really want to change this.

-- 
Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet at gmail.com>
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