Security of using sudo rather than su?
s.wagschal at bengelhaus.de
Fri Sep 15 07:44:04 UTC 2006
Felipe A. Solana wrote:
> Totally agree with you. If you don't trust the user, don't
> hand him/her the root password. However, I trust on myself,
> so that's the reason why I configured my workstation to ask
> me for root's password when using sudo.
So, why don't you use your own password then, as it is the default
setting, instead of configuring a root password? There is no need to
provide an extra root password when you can authenticate yourself by
your own one.
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