# RootPrompt.org   Nothing but Unix.[Home] [Features] [Programming] [Mac OS X] [Search]

 Miscellaneous Unix Tips II

Unix Review brings us: Miscellaneous Unix Tips II.

"There's always a requirement to restrict direct logins of particular accounts on a system, such as the oracle user, but still let the DBAs be able to su(1M) to the account. My solution was to add a quick check in the /etc/profile (or /etc/.login if csh) and take advantage of the mesg command."

 (Submitted by Noel Wed Nov 13, 2002 )


Our content can be syndicated: Main page Mac Page

Copyright 1999-2005 Noel Davis. Noel also runs web sites about sailing and kayaking.
All trademarks are the property of their owners.
All articles are owned by their author