[CentOS] giving normal user a super user privilege
umarzuki at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 03:18:09 UTC 2010
my mistake, i had done sticky bit on /sbin/ifconfig yesterday
# chmod u+s /sbin/ifconfig
2010/2/5 Umarzuki Mochlis <umarzuki at gmail.com>
> I had added user umarzuki to wheel group
> # usermod -G wheel umarzuki
> *Yes, I can use/setup sudo but I do this just for learning purpose
> My /etc/pam.d/su as below
> auth sufficient pam_rootok.so
> # Uncomment the following line to implicitly trust users in the "wheel"
> #auth sufficient pam_wheel.so trust use_uid
> # Uncomment the following line to require a user to be in the "wheel"
> auth required pam_wheel.so use_uid
> auth include system-auth
> account sufficient pam_succeed_if.so uid = 0 use_uid quiet
> account include system-auth
> password include system-auth
> session include system-auth
> session optional pam_xauth.so
> when i su to user umarzuki and view its id output
> $ id
> uid=500(umarzuki) gid=500(umarzuki) groups=10(wheel),500(umarzuki)
> and i tried run
> $ yum update
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
> You need to be root to perform this command.
> but i managed to change the interface's IP with this command
> $ /sbin/ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 up
> Is there a step that i missed?
> Umarzuki Mochlis
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