[CentOS] Help: Server security compromised?

Noob Centos Admin centos.admin at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 07:29:05 UTC 2008


Hi,


If you use
> su
> only, you assume root privileges without the root environment.
> Rather do
> su -
> which gives you the full root environment, including path.
> The same holds for other users, i..e
> su - joe
> switches the user to the user joe with full environment.
>

Thanks a million for that! Going to save me a ton of time from issuing
whereis command to find commands when I need to follow instructions off a
website!
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