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control panel only root users

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by foka, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. foka

    foka Member

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    Hello all,

    When i change the "root" password in cpanel, it will also change the root pass of server.

    I want to give full access of whm/cpanel control panel to staff, while keeping the "root" access of server myself.

    Any ways to do that.

    Thanks,
    foka
     
  2. cbwass

    cbwass Well-Known Member

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    1) setup a user for yourself
    2) add this user in 'Manage wheel group' to wheel group.
    3) disable direct root login in /etc/ssh/sshd_config

    Now only users in the wheel group can login to root, first logging in to their user account and then su to root.


    You could also setup a reseller account with all privileges just for staff.
     
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  3. darren.nolan

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    That, and you could always add a reseller account to the system that is/has root (all) privileges, etc.
     
  4. foka

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    Thanks, cbwass and darren.nolan
     
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