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Alternative ROOT Login?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jak, Jan 8, 2005.

  1. jak

    jak Member

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    Hey guys,

    I was wondering if it is possible at all to create a user so my staff can login to my clients CPANEL`s but without using the root pass.

    I ask this as we are heavy on security and i dont want to give all of our support team the root password as its a potential security risk no matter hwo much i trust them. So is it possible to create another user with the ability to just login to CPANEL and SSH to access clients data for support queries?

    cheers
    Jak
     
  2. MFaisal_i

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    well, jak you must have an idea of users and groups to understand my solution ok

    In linux if you create a user and put that user in the root group, the user cant have the rights of what root account has,

    but in whm what you can do is to create users and put that user into wheel group of root, so it will enable you to do what you have mentioned in question :)
     
  3. dgbaker

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    Best way as noted many time in the forum is to setup your staff with reseller accounts and give them the appropriate options.
     
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    Works fine for us. Staff have a central login to that program which they can then login to any server/cpanel they need to with a single click.
     
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