On Mon 04 Mar 2013 04:34:01 PM CST, animati wrote:

How could I give just reboot and shutdown permissions to a simple user
in SLES 11 SP2?

As root user run visudo and configure as required, there is a sample
for the shutdown command.

Cheers Malcolm °¿° (Linux Counter #276890)
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