Sudo never accepts passwords

Uma Lakshmanan ULakshma at
Wed Aug 20 16:17:10 EDT 2003

We are using Version 5.1 of AIX

-----Original Message-----
From: Todd C. Miller [mailto:Todd.Miller at] 
Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 12:17 PM
To: Uma Lakshmanan
Cc: sudo-users at
Subject: Re: Sudo never accepts passwords 

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	so spake Uma Lakshmanan (ULakshma):

> When sudo asks me for my password it never accepts what I enter even 
> though I know I entered my password correctly.I am trying to configure 
> for the AIX server . What is the function name I need to define in 
> config.h?

What version of AIX and what flags did you pass to configure? I'd suggest
passing configure the --with-authenticate flag.

 - todd

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