[CentOS] allowing users to issue the "shutdown" command
Marcelo M. Garcia
marcelo.maia.garcia at googlemail.com
Sat Oct 17 13:44:32 UTC 2009
Buz Davis wrote:
> I am running CentOS 5.3 and have just the two accounts "root" and
> "buz". I would like to be able to issue "shutdown" from the account
> "buz", and thus created
> /etc/shutdown.allow with the single entry "buz" (without any quotes).
> I still
> get the error message "only root can do this" (or something similar)
> even if I include the '-a' option on the shutdown command. What am I
> missing ?
You can use sudo and issue "sudo shutdown" from your buz account.
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