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Date:      Wed, 07 Sep 2011 14:03:02 +0100
From:      Richard Collyer <richard@blueapex.co.uk>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: wheel group & mkdir
Message-ID:  <4E676B86.6020602@blueapex.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <4E66B8A7.2010401@a1poweruser.com>
References:  <4E6640F0.5060902@a1poweruser.com>	<4E664F1C.5050702@infracaninophile.co.uk>	<4E66A92C.8030406@a1poweruser.com>	<201109061547.28019.beech@freebsd.org> <4E66B8A7.2010401@a1poweruser.com>

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On 07/09/2011 01:19, Fbsd8 wrote:
> Thank you Beech.
> I was entering the password of the user.
> When I entered root's password the script containing mkdir worked.
>
> One remaining question. Is there any time limit on having root access?
> I mean will root access remain until the user exits?
>
> Thanks again
>

No, once a users SSH session times out/is closed the root provledges are 
lost and you have to SU again. If they remain logged in they keep root 
privlidges (sp!) until they log out.

Richard

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