[rt-users] system authentication.

Bruce Campbell bruce_campbell at ripe.net
Sat Feb 9 02:46:40 EST 2002

On Sat, 9 Feb 2002, Rob Walker wrote:

> On Saturday 09 February 2002 00:33, bill at daze.net wrote:
> > It's a built-in feature (of both RT1 and RT2)... for RT2, see the
> > config.pm file:
> >
> > # If $WebExternalAuth is defined, RT will defer to the environment's
> > # REMOTE_USER variable.
> That is _so_ cool the way it works, smooth like butter.  Now, do I need to go
> and update my REMOTE_USER user to have SuperUser rights in rt, so that he can
> configure the stuff?  I mean, is there a way to 'su' within rt?

Not without already having the right to modify rights and being a
superuser initially.  You will need to grant your user superuser
rights either by logging in as root, or setting it through the command

                             Bruce Campbell                            RIPE
                   Systems/Network Engineer                             NCC
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