ttinnes tom.tinnes at
Tue Nov 13 14:04:00 EST 2001

I commonly use an alias in the user's profile:

alias so sudo -u root su - oracle
alias sy sudo -u root su - sybase

the user types "so" (for switch oracle) to switch up to a locked,
anonymous user called oracle, or sybase -- such that the user "oracle" or
"sybase" can run all its functions, but no one can log in under that name.
Anyone switching to that name is logged.

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On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, WHITING Russell wrote:

> Hi,
> I am fairly new to sudo and would like a little advice to what should
> hopefully be an easy question. Firstly, I have installed the latest version
> of sudo onto AIX 4.3.3.
> How can I ensure that users use 'sudo' in front of every command they issue.
> For example, a user could issue the following command su - oracle, but I
> need to ensure that they use sudo su - oracle. 
> Thanks
> Russell Whiting
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