As I'm sure we're all familiar, UNIX has a very classic system of
permissions that has been used out-of-the-box for a long time now.
However, I'm wondering if there is a (portable) way to configure
something like a server, wherein 'sudo' isn't used, and yet I can
delegate certain tasks to users.
I know that there are ways around some things, such as permissions on
hard drive devices and the ability to create backups and the like, by
just adding the user to a group with that privilege and then letting
them do whatever it is that you ...