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What could cause *every* command in RHEL to be executed by root?

Recently I was asked to look at a system for a "friend" that left me completely stumped. Their original problem stated to me: They have a RHEL 5.10, gnome desktop fairly typical install They are ...
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Built in chroot jail RHEL 5 returns No such file or directory

I need to create a chroot jail on my RHEL5 production server to allow a specific user to work with the less right possible, but with GIT. Here is my system configuration : RHEL 5 : Release 5.10 ...
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rhel configure: limit root direct login to systems except through system consoles

I have to configure to limit root direct access except system consoles. That is, the ways of telnet, ftp, SSH are all prohibited. Root can only login through console. I understand that will require me ...
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Can't ssh from Ubuntu to RHEL or CentOS

I am trying to setup publickey based authenitcation for 2 different boxes. One RHEL another on e is CentOS. I am having same issue with both where ssh fails and falls back to password based ...
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disable user (ssh) login on rhel 5

Someone deactivated remote logins for a user, and I want to reactivate it. I can su into it, though. However, I have no idea how to reactivate logins. I checked /etc/ssh/sshd_config, but there is no ...
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Giving supplier root access to server, and logging it?

One of our suppliers needs to debug a problem with an application by logging remotely into one of our servers. They'll need to have root access, which I plan to provide via ssh and sudo. I generally ...
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ssh keys + RHEL5

I've been able to set up SSH authentication keys on my ubuntu, fedora core and mac systems, however, I'm not able to get SSH keys to work properly with redhat enterprise linux 5 (RHEL5). I've tried ...