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Micro420 04-21-2006 10:09 PM

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.


#User privilege specification
root ALL=(ALL) ALL
micro420 ALL=(ALL) ALL

spooon 04-21-2006 10:15 PM

look in your /etc/sudoers file and make sure that "targetpw" flag is not enabled in Defaults or something

Micro420 04-21-2006 10:23 PM

Removing the 'targetpw' did the trick!

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

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