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[Discuss] redhat user question

On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 3:57 PM, Richard Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:
> Eric Chadbourne wrote:
>> But I know this doesn't show everybody.  I've created users with no
>> home before.  Also how can I tell if a user has root permissions or
>   getent passwd | grep -v foo
> where foo is whatever not-interactive shell program you typically use (for
> example, /bin/false).
> root users will have UID 0. There should be only one of these but sometimes
> there's an auxiliary UID 0 account. privileged users may be in the wheel
> group (assuming you have a wheel group) or in the sudoers file.
>> able to access other stuff such as /var/www?
> Match the GID on the directory with the corresponding GID in /etc/group.
> --
> Rich P.

Excellent info!  How did you answer so quickly?  Don't you have a day job?  ;)


Eric Chadbourne

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