[sudo-users] sudo and passwd problem
Covington, Jimmy D. (NGIT)
Jimmy.Covington at va.gov
Thu Feb 2 11:06:00 EST 2006
Actually we found that users who are in ldap are the ones affected....Since there is no "root" account in LDAP, you have to use the LDAP GUI or ldapmodify command to change a user's passwd...
And no, we don't have runaspw enabled in sudoers.
Senior UNIX Engineer
Sapphire Technologies, Inc.
Austin Automation Center
Austin, Texas 78772
From: sudo-users-bounces at courtesan.com [mailto:sudo-users-bounces at courtesan.com] On Behalf Of Martin Schröder
Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 8:59 AM
To: sudo-users at sudo.ws
Subject: Re: [sudo-users] sudo and passwd problem
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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