Update: Machine accounts invalid
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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