./sudo: can't open /etc/sudoers: Permission denied

Alan Sparks asparks at quris.com
Tue Jul 29 00:17:11 EDT 2003

Webmaster said:
> im getting very desperate now. I've tried a thousand times ..
> different versions etc. But when I start sudo, i receive this error
> message:
> ./sudo: can't open /etc/sudoers: Permission denied

What is the permissions and owner/group of the sudo executable?

> This file is chmod'ed to: 0440, and chroot'ed to user: root, group:
> root.

I assume you meant chown instead of chroot; those are the right

Alan Sparks, Sr. UNIX Administrator     asparks at quris.com
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