Security of using sudo rather than su?

Thilo Six T.Six at
Thu Sep 14 13:36:00 UTC 2006

Adam Funk wrote the following on 14.09.2006 11:18:

> Why is this view wrong?

because you could also with sudo have two accounts.
One for logins, the other one after login for admin tasks.

...and of course you could also use ssh keys for login as mentioned before.

So _no_ disadvantage in using sudo.

Ideed sudo can provide a more fine grained access to admin tasks then su

$ man sudo


$ man sudoers

for details.

bye Thilo
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- some friend of mine

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