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Re: About the 'su' command
Larry Hall <email@example.com> wrote in 3EEFA434.firstname.lastname@example.org:">news:3EEFA434.email@example.com:
>> Do you know "someone" on an XP station that has more powers than the
>> Administrator or an Administrators member ?
> Certainly. SYSTEM. But I'd highly recommend using ssh instead of
> su. That way you don't have to create a user with privileges that
> opens a security hole just so you can su. Of course, you can do
> so if you prefer.
SYSTEM doesn't have the power to use network resources, does it?
Ross Presser -- rpresser AT imtek DOT com
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