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Lets users run root command without root access

'op' allows fine-grained control of access to super-user privileges through easy to remember mnemonics. Its features include user and host based access control, and command expiration. Different sets of users can access different operations, and the security-related aspects of each operation can be carefully controlled.


Download version 1.32 (stable)
released on 5 June 2012


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:BSD 3ClauseJanet Casey22 April 2004

Leaders and contributors

Alec Thomas Maintainer
Dave Koblas Contributor
Howard Owen Contributor
Tom Christiansen Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:alec@swapoff.org

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 January 2017.


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