Best way to deal with temporary state changes?
I've got a situation where I need to have one aspect of the state of the server change periodically, but only temporarily.
The specific case has to do with likewise rules that control who has the rights to login to a server, as well as a related set of sudoers rules.
Under normal circumstances, developers are not allowed to log in to production boxes. However, there are times when they need to be granted access and given access to a set of commands they can run using sudo.
When this access is granted, it is for one night only ... (more)