Re: su or sudo su?
- From: James Mckenzie <jjmckenzie51@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 09:31:39 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
Todd Zullinger <tmz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
But this is, in most cases, redundant.
James Mckenzie wrote:
Petrus de Calguarium <pgueckel@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
When I need root access, I used to use sudo su -.
This is plain wrong. The command should be sudo <command>.
And su - is a command. ;)
The sudo command can be configured to do other things other than su - (like running a program or shell.) However, most admins just leave it to the default action.
There's really nothing wrong with that command from a technical
Whether someone should have access to su via sudo is another matter,
something for the admin to configure.
True. Best Security Practices....
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