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Re: [Xen-users] xm command as non-root

On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 06:37:41PM +0000, mitch@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I'm going to go out on a limb here and say (without testing) that you could 
> set up sudo?
> Sudo will allow you to configures users who can run commands (and what 
> commands they can run) as another user (including of course root).
> Some distros insist this is the only way to run root commands - lots of 
> options, but that might be the best thing to look at?
> m

Yes, sudo works perfectly for xm / xl. In fact, there are ways that you
can configure sudo to not require a password on certain commands. It
reduces the security of your system (obviously), but if you only set it
up for commands that can't do damage (e.g. xl list), you should be OK.


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