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Date:      Tue, 23 Dec 2008 17:08:04 +1100 (EST)
From:      Ian Smith <smithi@nimnet.asn.au>
To:        Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>
Cc:        Gilles <gilles.ganault@free.fr>, Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: [6.3] Assigning "shutdown" to eg. Syst?
Message-ID:  <20081223163910.I29108@sola.nimnet.asn.au>
In-Reply-To: <18768.30870.452544.128722@jerusalem.litteratus.org>
References:  <20081222195940.A4A4B1065697@hub.freebsd.org> <20081223155700.O29108@sola.nimnet.asn.au> <18768.30870.452544.128722@jerusalem.litteratus.org>

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On Tue, 23 Dec 2008, Robert Huff wrote:
 > Ian Smith writes:
 > 
 > >  Or let your dad login with his own account and password.  Just
 > >  add him to the operator group so that he can run /sbin/shutdown.
 > 
 > 	If that's the only priveledged command he needs ... is there a
 > reason "sudo" isn't a better answer?

Well, it's certainly another answer :)

The only other thing being in group operator lets you run, apart from 
what you've added into /etc/devfs.{conf,rules} is /sbin/mksnap_ffs ..

cheers, Ian



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