Group 'admin' gid problem
maxb at f2s.com
Fri Jul 17 11:26:09 BST 2009
Edward Lee wrote:
> My issue with this is that the 'admin' group, which is used by sudo to
> control who can administer the system as root, is not one of those
> groups < 100.
But that's just a matter of configuration in the sudoers file. You could
reconfigure it to trust a fixed group of your choice as well / instead.
> BTW, why are there two 'administrator' groups -> 'adm' and 'admin'?
adm is not an administrator group per se - its purpose is to grant
read-only access to "administrative information" (i.e. /var/log/
logfiles) that otherwise only root has access to.
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