[sudo-users] sudo command timeout not working

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Tue May 10 12:43:37 EDT 2005

In message <200505101631.j4AGVfwf022135 at xerxes.courtesan.com>
	so spake "Todd C. Miller" (Todd.Miller):

> It's not possible to timeout the password prompt on AIX since
> password prompting is handled by the AIX authentication framework
> and not sudo directly.

It is possible, however, to disable AIX authentication with the
--without-authenticate configure option, though if you are using
authentication schemes other than normal password or NIS this may
cause you problems.

 - todd

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