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Create a user only for shutdown

alex_2's picture


We have a TKL based server in a customer that not has monitor connected. We want to create a user for our customer that only has permission to shut down the server but nothing else. We are thinking of creating a jailed user with chroot ssh access so it can launch the shutdown or halt command. How do you think about it?? some better idea?


Alex's picture

Create a user only for shutdown (SOLVED)


I finally create a new Webmin user with only the permissions to access the module option "reboot or shutdown" the machine, and without permissions to modify the module options.


Adrian Moya's picture

Nice way to solve the issue

Thanks for sharing. 

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