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Old 04-21-2006, 09:09 PM   #1
Micro420
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Sudo password for users, a.k.a. sudoers


Question: When I run the sudo command as a user (micro420), I am still asked for the ROOT password. How do I accept the user password in SuSE? Apparently this is NOT the case with other distros.

I ran the 'visudo' command to add my name to the list of users that can run the sudo command.

Code:
#User privilege specification 
root ALL=(ALL) ALL 
micro420 ALL=(ALL) ALL
 
Old 04-21-2006, 09:15 PM   #2
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look in your /etc/sudoers file and make sure that "targetpw" flag is not enabled in Defaults or something
 
Old 04-21-2006, 09:23 PM   #3
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Removing the 'targetpw' did the trick!

Now to figure out how to give certain privileges to users...
 
  


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