[sudo-users] Sudo asks password after new kernel is installed
tom.boschman at sectrackglobal.com
Wed Jan 26 05:05:27 EST 2005
We have a perl program, launcher.pl, that runs as user 'launcher'. In
the 'launcher.pl' program we execute sudo via the system() function to
run another perl program, mhs_deliverer.pl, as another user (from the
We modified the sudoers file so that no password was asked and
everything worked fine.
Here is a piece of the sudoers file.
User_Alias MHS_USER = launcher
Cmnd_Alias MHS_CMND = /usr/local/bin/mhs_deliverer.pl
Runas_Alias CUSTOMER_RUNAS = %customer
MHS_USER LOCAL = (CUSTOMER_RUNAS) NOPASSWD: MHS_CMND
Now after we installed the openmosix kernel
(openmosix-kernel-2.4.18-openmosix4.i386) and after reboot the sudo
command in the perl program now asks for a password whereas before it
So I removed the openmosix kernel again but the problem resides ...
Here are some examples from the passwd file for users in the 'customer'
This is the 'launcher' entry:
Does anyone now how this is possible and how to fix it?
Thanks in advance,
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