sudo in solaris 8

Dan Tseng koinonia98 at
Fri Jun 8 11:09:37 EDT 2001


I am having a difficult making sudo work in solaris 8.   I am running  
version 1.6.3p5.

1.  When sudo asks me for my password it never accepts what I entered even 
through I know I entered my password correctly.
sudo format
Sorry, try again.
sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts

2. Sudo is setup to log via syslog, but I'm not getting any log messages.
I already have done the following:
Inserted "local2.debug<tab><tab>/var/log/sudo.log" to syslog.conf
touch /var/log/sudo.log
send a SIGHUP to syslogd

3.  Sudo would not allow a nfs home directory user to issue commands.
sudo format
Cannot get current directory - Permission denied

Please note that I do not have these problems in Solaris 2.6 running sudo 
1.5.4 except for part 3 which I also have nfs user problem as well.

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