Subject: Re: su(1) group wheel restriction
To: Greg Hudson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/09/1997 09:14:10
On Thu, 9 Jan 1997 09:53:14 -0500 
 Greg Hudson <> wrote:

 > 	* Create a new file in /etc (/etc/su.conf, whatever) which
 > 	  controls who can su to root.  If it doesn't exist, fall back
 > 	  to the old check.  If it does exist, it's, say, a list of
 > 	  usernames, one per line, with the username "*" matching all
 > 	  users.
 > Comments?

I like this... (BTW, I'd also like it to support netgroups, too... like,
@super-users, for example...)  I'd also like the ability for /etc/su.conf
to come in the form of a YP map (activated with a "+" entry in the
Real File).

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