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Manual Reference Pages  -  PLEASE (1)

NAME

please - execute a command as root \$1 \n[an-margin] level \n[rst2man-indent-level] level margin: \n[rst2man-indent\n[rst2man-indent-level]] - \n[rst2man-indent0] \n[rst2man-indent1] \n[rst2man-indent2]

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Exit Value
Files
Examples

SYNOPSIS

please <command>
please -

DESCRIPTION

Please aims to be little sudo without bells and whistles. Only pam authentication and executing command.

Name please fits into unix naming conventions. Where we have daemon instead of background process. We are killing processes, not closing processes. Now we can please to run privileged process.

EXIT VALUE

Upon successful execution of a program, the exit status will be the exit status of the program that was executed.

Otherwise, please exits with non-zero value.

FILES

/etc/pam.d/please or /usr/local/etc/pam.d/please PAM configuration for please.

EXAMPLES

Reboot system by unprivileged user:

$ please reboot

To get a file listing of an unreadable directory:

$ please ls /usr/local/protected

Run a root shell:

$ please -

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