strange sudo message
Todd C. Miller
Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Mon May 14 12:40:24 EDT 2001
In message <3B000317.4DFFF4BA at csx.com>
so spake Joe Ryals (Joe_Ryals):
> We have sudo on a variety of AIX, SUN and ALPHA (Tru64) systems with
> different verisons out there. On two of our AIX systems (both running
> different versions of sudo) when running " sudo su - " we recieve the
> message below
> User home directories not present/accessible.
> Will use /.kshrc instead.
This is almost certainly because the user's homedir is not world
accessible. Unless you export filesystems with root mapping turned
off, uid 0 gets treated as uid -2. As such the user's shell rc
files couldn't be read.
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