Re: Giving shutdown rights to somebody

From: Kevin (
Date: 04/04/02

From: (Kevin)
Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2002 01:16:08 GMT

In article <>,
 RainbowHat <nHiATlE@blSackholeP.mAit.edMu.invalid> writes:
> < Ulrich Prinz
> >We are a small business and like to shutdown our servers on weekends.
> Here is not an answer but a solution. Perhaps someone else will answer
> your question. How about to use cron that shutdown every weekends.
> `man 5 crontab` will help you. I think it's more securer and easier
> than making new account or using Webmin. And this don't need network
> connection nor wo/man in the middle. That's all about my presentation.
> Wish your business success!

        Along those lines, if people have physical access to the
        machine *AND* your UPS monitoring and auto-shutdown stuff
        is working correctly, then people could simply shut off
        the power upstream of the UPS and turn it back on when


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