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Re: "3 fingers"



On Mon, 4 May 1998, Tobias Weingartner wrote:

> On Monday, May 4, Vadim Vygonets wrote:
> > Why sudo reboot, when you can just add the user to group operator
> > and let them run shutdown?
> 
> It will let them do lots of other things as well...

and not only from the console... Fun guys log in over the network too..

I guess the point is: if people have access to the console, they can pull 
the plug and press reset anyways. So why not offer the 'gracefull reboot' 
option? I trained people over here to do so with the linux boxes, in case 
there is a power shutdown or they need to fuss around with the wiring. 
But in no case I'm going to give them access (any sorts of login) to the 
machines.


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