How can I use "sudo" to allow to "su"
Todd C. Miller
Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Wed Apr 3 14:46:37 EST 2002
In message <7115D5B736ECD21180130008C75D6C4F085AEAE9 at m04.ibx.com>
so spake "Villegas, Beatriz D." (Beatriz.Villegas):
> I have a script that does: su - user -c "command"
> How can configure sudo to give "user_a" the capability of doing the "su"
> without having to enter password?
By default, sudo prompts for the invoking user's password.
You can turn that off globally with a sudoers line such as:
Or you can use the NOPASSWD tag on individual commands. For instance:
Given your situation you probably want to do the former.
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