[sudo-users] NOPASSWD usage, but getting prompted for password

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Wed Jun 8 16:54:31 EDT 2005

In message <200506081242.08020.zach at splot.org>
	so spake  (zach):

> I have this config in /etc/sudoers:
> user  ALL = NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/rootscript.sh
> I need this user to be able to execute the script as if they were root, and 
> without getting prompted for a password.  However, it prompts for a password.
> Typing sudo -l also asks for a password.

Chances are you have a later entry that is overriding the one above.
Sudo uses the last match found when parsing the sudoers file.

 - todd

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