Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

about squid...

Posted on 2004-09-17
1
Medium Priority
?
240 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
hello all,

I have set up a proxy server (squid) on a suse 9.0 machine.
As an admin i can run and stop the server easily.
How can i give privillage to a specific simple user of my system to run and stop the proxy server?
0
Comment
Question by:thanassis
1 Comment
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
owensleftfoot earned 200 total points
ID: 12082751
Put the user in /etc/sudoers along with the commands you want to allow, ie service squid start & service squid stop. They can then run the commands with "sudo service squid start" & "sudo service squid stop".
0

Featured Post

Vote for the Most Valuable Expert

It’s time to recognize experts that go above and beyond with helpful solutions and engagement on site. Choose from the top experts in the Hall of Fame or on the right rail of your favorite topic page. Look for the blue “Nominate” button on their profile to vote.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How many times have you wanted to quickly do the same thing to a list but found yourself typing it again and again? I first figured out a small time saver with the up arrow to recall the last command but that can only get you so far if you have a bi…
This article will show you step-by-step instructions to build your own NTP CentOS server.  The network diagram shows the best practice to setup the NTP server farm for redundancy.  This article also serves as your NTP server documentation.
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month8 days, 6 hours left to enroll

824 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question