Security of using sudo rather than su?

Adam Funk a24061 at
Thu Sep 14 17:41:02 UTC 2006

On 2006-09-14, Derek Broughton <news at> wrote:

> Normally _nobody_ is allowed to log in over ssh.  If you configure ssh, use
> public/private key pairs, then you don't have a password issue at all. 
> Then you can use sudo to limit (and log) what _anybody_ can access, so you
> don't need to let anyone who can use ssh have complete access to your
> system.

Good point.

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