[sudo-users] sudo on AIX 5.2 and mail_always

Adam Hanel adam.hanel at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 15:36:37 EST 2005

I'm running sudo on AIX 5.2. 

There's 3 of us admins that will have complete root privilidges but we'd 
like to start using sudo to audit the commands that we use.  I realize 
that this doesn't keep us from doing a "sudo su" but thats besides the 

I'd like sudo to email me each time sudo is used by each sysadmin.  I've 
made mail_always true, but it isn't mailing me when I issue a simple 
"sudo cat /etc/security/passwd" as user adam.

Any suggestions.
Here's my sudoers file, and I have been using visudo to edit it.

# sudoers file.
# This file MUST be edited with the 'visudo' command as root.
# See the sudoers man page for the details on how to write a sudoers file.
Defaults:mail_always true
# Host alias specification
# User alias specification
# Cmnd alias specification
# User privilege specification
root    ALL=(ALL) ALL
adam    ALL=(ALL) ALL

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