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Re: [SLUG] Replicate Production to DR file system with rsync
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Replicate Production to DR file system with rsync
- From: james <jam@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 10:20:33 +0800
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On Monday 15 February 2010 09:00:05 slug-request@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Has anyone suggested using setuid?
> Why don't you write a program to do the backup. Set ownership root, group
> to "backup", chmod 770 and then setuid on the program and you can remote
> login as the "backup" group and execute the program with root privileges
> to do just the things you put in the code. If this isn't acceptable to the
> "security team" then you'd better also disable the password program.
> Just a thought.
setuid does not work on modern distros umm pam limits applies
http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-5.html#ss5.4 (enabling real time