KDM - Howto reboot a remote XTerminal?
Marvin GodfatherofSoul Bellamy
mbellamy at kc.rr.com
Wed Sep 11 21:16:30 BST 2002
KDM has a way via the login manager (in the control center) to set what
permissions users have to things like shutdowns. This stops the
reboot/shutdown options from displaying at the login. Control center
also has a way to prevent logout shutdowns (can't remember where).
Alexander Puchmayr wrote:
>I've got a pool of X-Terminals, which are boind via query-XDCMP to a rather
>The intuitive way to reboot such a xterminal would be to configure KDM to
>show a reboot/shutdown option.
>kdmrc has the fields:
>When leaving this untouched, the user reboots the server, which is
>definitely not what he (and me as the admin) wants.
>Is there some variable or place holder for the IP of the terminal that kdm
>I though of something like
>with both scripts sending the actual reboot/halt command via
>rsa-authenticated ssh-commands to the actual terminal.
>Thanks in advance
> Alex Puchmayr
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