[CentOS] root privilleges momentarily

Kwan Lowe kwan.lowe at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 08:56:23 UTC 2010


On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 3:51 AM, Georghy <fusco at wanagain.net> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I'm searching for a way to have root privileges momentarily
> like on ubuntu with the sudo <user> <command>
>
> I tried su - <command> and su -l root <command> on my CentOS server but
> it doesn't work
> how should I do ?
>
> sorry for the disturbance I'm new in RH Linux distro

Sounds like you have your solution... Install sudo and configure it so
that particular users can use sudo to temporarily gain root
privileges.  You may even be able to copy your /etc/sudoers from
Ubuntu directly to CentOS.


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