Re: Locking an "Administrator" out of a directory.

From: Jeff Cochran (
Date: 05/20/03

Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 20:28:51 GMT

On Tue, 20 May 2003 10:48:29 -0400, ""
<> wrote:

>I have a client (she is the owner) that needs to prevent her Network
>Administrator from accessing her home directory on their server. Obviously
>the administrator can take ownership of a file\directory and change the
>permissions (giving himself access).
>Most of the time my counsel is to not have an administrator you do not
>trust. However, this is a unique situation, where they are probably going to
>replace him.... yada yada..
>Does anyone know how to do this? Would using a smart card take care of it?

What about simply moving her home directory to a workstation secured
by a locked door? Then a swift dismissal of the admin is in order,
they can always use a consultant until they hire a new one.


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