[sudo-users] sudo and passwd problem

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Thu Feb 2 09:58:52 EST 2006

On 2006-02-01 08:25:50 -0600, Covington, Jimmy D. (NGIT) wrote:
> Please reread my question and example...Even if I login as root, it asks
> me to enter the user's passwd! 


       runaspw     If set, sudo will prompt for the password of the user defined by the
                   runas_default option (defaults to root) instead of the password of the
                   invoking user.  This flag is off by default.

Is it on? Try sudo -V as root.


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