Todd Holloway <todd / duckland.org> wrote in message news:<20020516190738.GA27793 / duckland.org>...
> I'd like my first Ruby project to be simple user-mangement program
> which uses ssh (preshared key part is already working).
> 
> Has anyone written anything close or does anyone have any suggestions?
> I'd eventually like to have it grant "sudo" permissions as well...
> and longterm store all in an SQL database.

ruby supports the `shell command here` syntax.  This could be a quick
way of connecting the ruby script to the commands you want it to
execute.

Have fun!

~ Patrick