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Re: Local users get to play root?



On Wed, 2009-11-18 at 10:53 -0900, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com> wrote:
> > But that's not right because those files aren't config files.  Instead,
> > you drop "local authority" files in /var/lib/polkit-1/localauthority/
> > that override those permissions on a site-by-site basis for your
> > specific use-case, irregardless of what the defaults are.
> 
> Beyond the issue of what is and what is not the appropriate default at
> install time..which is already a difficult issue to talk through.  I
> think there is an education gap here about how to competently admin
> PolicyKit based activities which adds frustration.
> 
> -jef"old dogs...new tricks"spaleta
> 

That often happens with new software.  The trikiest part is finding the
proper documentation.  man 8 polkit seems like a very good starting
point.

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