Intruder Alert!

Paul Lussier pll at
Fri Nov 10 10:54:07 EST 2000

In a message dated: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 14:01:09 +0700
unix said:

>We have sudo version 1.5.6p5 installed on HP-UX 10.20.
>It works fine for all users with uids less than or 
>equal with 60001.
>Users with uids greater then 60001 get the message:
>"Intruder Alert! You don't exist in the passwd file"
>Can someone explain why is this happening. Does it
>has to do with sudo or with the HP-UX getuid() library
>function ?

Probably neither, my guess is  your passwd file is munged or, you're using 
NIS, and the resolve libraries aren't searching NIS, only the local file.
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