[unisog] root level access policies?

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Mon May 9 15:15:00 GMT 2005

On Mon, 09 May 2005 08:51:30 EDT, John Meyers said:
>   I was just curious what other schools have implemented in terms of
>   policies related to root level access on production servers?  For
>   example, do you provide your dba's or other IS staff who are primarily
>   working with applications root level access?

'sudo' was invented for dealing with that exact issue.  In most cases, the
DBA does *NOT* need root access, except for a very few quantifiable and
itemizable things that need to happen as root.
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