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Old 10-01-2003, 08:07 PM   #1
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sudo doesn't work

with visudo i added user with the same parametres as for root.

test all all etc.

when ssh to server and log in as test typing
sudo shutdown -h now
asking password. I type password. not accepts.

what is the problem?
My test user is member of wheel.

enabled all rights for wheel member with visudo.
Still doesn't work.


thanks. Michael.
Old 10-01-2003, 08:24 PM   #2
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"asking password. I type password. not accepts."

Are you giving it the root passwaord?

Be prepared. Create a LifeBoat CD.

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Old 10-01-2003, 08:28 PM   #3
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yes. root password.
Old 10-01-2003, 08:32 PM   #4
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yes. sure root password.
Old 10-01-2003, 08:34 PM   #5
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You are supposed to enter YOUR password, not root's.


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