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Re: [LTP] What is "super"
On Fri, 9 Mar 2001, Nathan Straz wrote:
> "super" is a tool that we decided to use to get to root. Most test
> programs should be run as a normal user, although they don't enforce it.
> super allows the sysadmin to specify programs a user can run as a
> different user, usually root. The great thing about super is that it
> doesn't require you to type in a password like sudo does. Unfortunately
sudo should not require a password if the NOPASSWD options is given in the
sudoers line. Borrowed example:
# Give all users permission to mount
# and umount a CD ROM on cdmach.
# Do not require a password.
ALL cdmach=NOPASSWD: /sbin/umount /cdrom, \
/sbin/mount -o ro /dev/acd0c /cdrom
If this actually works, I don't know.