Update: Machine accounts invalid

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu May 21 18:47:09 GMT 1998

Kevin Currie wrote:
>         Not quite that far... That's not quite what I had in mind.  
> What  I'm looking at is the ability for a grad assistant, lab tech, 
> etc. to be able to set a machine password back to the machine name so 
> that they can fix a downed computer without having to contact a campus 
> sysadmin with root access.

OK.  Why not use something like sudo to give access to to smbpasswd or
write someother fronend that acts as a menu system for labmon to run. 
That's what we do here so that they can do things like kill errant
processes and clean print queues.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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