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Old 05-16-2008, 12:45 AM   #1
llagunocap
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Help with sudoers and sudolog


I added a user to the sudoers file. I understand I can add another log default to track every command run with the following command, but get 'command not found'

[username@hostname ~]$ Defaults logfile=/var/log/sudolog
-bash: Defaults: command not found

Thank you
 
Old 05-16-2008, 01:22 AM   #2
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Hi

Did you enter this command on a line in the sudoers file. This is where it should be.

See http://www.hmug.org/man/5/SUDOERS.php

steve
 
Old 05-16-2008, 01:37 AM   #3
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hey, the line you typed is not a command. This line should be present in the sudoers file.
To view the contents of the log file, use a pager: less /var/log/sudolog
 
Old 05-16-2008, 08:44 AM   #4
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Thank you. I added the line to the sudoers file. Now when I try to see the log file I get

[username@hostname ~]$ /var/log/sudolog
-bash: /var/log/sudolog: No such file or directory

Two additional questions, 1\ how do I make sure the password the user is asked for when running a root command is his own and not the root password and 2\ does the line:

## Delegating permissions
Cmnd_Alias DELEGATING = /usr/sbin/visudo, /bin/chown, /bin/chmod, /bin/chgrp

in the sudoers file allow sudoers to modify the file through visudo? In that case, how do I change this permission for certain users not to be able to modify the sudoers file?

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