Rob Hill said:
> also - everyone would have to have root - if your paying for something like that,
> you want to be able to restart the webserver after tweaking something, adding
> a virtual domain, or HUP the dns server after adding another subdomain to
> justin.org (whatever), or simply add an alias to sendmail......
>> that means that not just any newbie can join in - no-one want's to find out
> that the webserver has been down all weekend just because some newbie
> has Virtualhost instead of VirtualHost in the httpd.conf file.....
> so who wants to vet these users? and how?
> one solution is to have say, 2 users with root, who constantly do the bidding
> of all the other users, or just tell them how silly thier request is ;o)
I dunno, I can't see that scaling too well if one of them goes on holidays
What I was thinking was that the users with logins would have to be pretty
techie -- ie. ILUG types ;) In that case the odd sudo would be OK over
Anyway how many newbies would need this kind of access, that they'd be
willing to pay for it over a common-or-garden web hosting setup?
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