How to shutdown when not root user

How to shutdown when not root user

Post by onwon » Sat, 14 Jun 1997 04:00:00

Some UNIX systems provide command asroot which enables non-root users to
shutdown the system. But on Digital UNIX asroot does not exist. Does anyone
know how to provide a user with shutdown authorisation, or perhaps setting
user ID?

Thanks in advance

Gary Robertson
Crossland Tech
Brisbane Australia


1. How to shutdown when not root user

I think what you are looking for is the command/utitily 'sudo'. Most
systems can make use of this tool.

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