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I have a non-admin user in Centos7 to whom I need to give permissions only to access /var/log as he needs to write it's own log file mainly supervised.log i'm starting supervisord as non root user

I do not want to give him admin access at any cost.

How can I achieve this

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Look into access control lists and the command setfacl

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I am thinking two ways:

  1. Using setfacl:

    setfacl -m user:username:rwx /var/log
    setfacl -m mask:rwx /var/log
    
  2. Then using the sudoers file:

    User_Alias     OP koko
    
    OP ALL=(root) NOPASSWD: /var/log
    

Note:

Use sudo visudo when editing the sudoers file

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