Configuration of sudoers file

Eric eric.linux at
Sun Jun 30 10:56:08 EDT 2002

The third default is spelled correctly in my sudoers file.  Thanks Matthew!

On Sunday 30 June 2002 07:30, Eric wrote:
> Greetings!
> I'm trying to set up sudo to send an email whenever su is run.  Using
> sendmail on the command line I'm able to send myself an email so I know
> sendmail is running ok.  I'm running Suse 8.0.
> Here are the lines I've added to the sudoers file:
> Defaults:mail_always true
> Defaults  mailerpath="/usr/sbin/sendmail"
> Deraults  mailto=("eric.linux at")
> In the samples section of sudoers:
> eric linux=NOPASSWD: /the program I want to run
> When I invoke su on the command line and give it a bad password no email is
> sent.  Any ideas?
> Eric
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