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Re: User allowed commands -



Rangeen Basu wrote:
On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 9:49 PM, Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin wildblue net> wrote:

ifup/down-eth0 are not valid commands.  ifdown-eth is but does not work.
 "basename: missing operand"  whatever that means?

You didn't get it quite right. Its actually ifup eth0 or ifdown eth0
(not ifup-eth0 notice the dash).

Do this as said before:
Allow the user to control the network device - add "USERCTL=yes" in
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 as documented here:
http://www.centos.org/docs/4/html/rhel-rg-en-4/s1-networkscripts-interfaces.html

Then run ifup or ifdown with the proper interface name as argument.
Normally for wired LAN it is eth0(eth1 for a second card that might be
present)

    Regards

   Yes!  That works as user bobg.  I will probably create a script and
   a button to manipulate things.

   It is F-10 and I use XFCE ...

   Thanks for clarifying things for me ...

   Bob




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