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Date:      Thu, 10 Aug 2000 20:28:32 -0400
From:      "David M. Plummer" <dplummer@cox.rr.com>
To:        <adam_hefetz@hotmail.com>
Cc:        <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   RE: user permissions
Message-ID:  <000001c0032b$150c5260$0201a8c0@wdmp>
In-Reply-To: <F224REkEdJ9nUZnALgy000008f9@hotmail.com>

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Check the ppp man page. ppp can be started by root in auto mode, dialing out
when a normal user needs a connection.

Hope this helps,
Dave Plummer

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of Chris McNett
> Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2000 08:14 PM
> To: adam_hefetz@hotmail.com; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: user permissions
>
>
> Only root can reboot.  su root before you try.
>
> Not sure about ppp.  I don't use it.
>
> >From: "Adam Hefetz" <adam_hefetz@hotmail.com>
> >To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> >Subject: user permissions
> >Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 08:00:29 GMT
> >
> >Hi,
> >I have problems with my user permissions. When trying to
> reboot I get this:
> >
> >$ shutdown -r now
> >bash: /sbin/shutdown: Permission denied
> >
> >I tried doing 'chown adam:wheel /sbin/shutdown' but then I get this
> >message:
> >
> >shutdown: NOT super-user
> >
> >Also, when I try using ppp I get this message:
> >
> >default: User access denied
> >
> >Please tell me what files should I change and to what permissions.
> >Thanks, Adam
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