Distributing the SUDOERS file
l.l.g.m.wolfs at kpn.com
Tue Apr 25 10:25:48 EDT 2000
It appears that distributing TO a HP server does not result in
a synced sudoers file. I dont think this is a sudo problem, but a
problem with rdist on HP.
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Todd C. Miller [SMTP:Todd.Miller at courtesan.com]
> Verzonden: dinsdag 25 april 2000 14:59
> Aan: Wolfs, Lucien
> CC: sudo-users at courtesan.com
> Onderwerp: Re: Distributing the SUDOERS file
> In message <09C126E27F3ED211961600A0C9D61279748D3D at NC9V0>
> so spake "Wolfs, Lucien" (l.l.g.m.wolfs):
> > I'm having som troubles distributing the SUDOERS file.. Well, the
> > distributing is no
> > problem, but when I, after distributing the sudoers file, start visudo
> > check if
> > all the modifications have been made, I see the file prior to the
> > modifications.
> > VI says that I'm editting /etc/sudoers.tmp. I distributed the
> > (no .tmp).
> > Can anybody tell me how I can distribute the file so the changes will
> > activated ?
> > (The example from the courtesan site using rdist doesn't work for me
> > above) ).
> /etc/sudoers.tmp is just a temporary copy of /etc/sudoers that
> visudo makes. Are you *sure* that sudoers is getting idstributed
> properly? It sure doesn't sound like it. One thing to do is to
> checksum sudoers on both the client and the server with the sum ,
> cksum, or md5 command (depending on which you have).
> - todd
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