[sudo-users] is not allowed to execute '/bin/su -' as root

Huibert.Kivits at mail.ing.nl Huibert.Kivits at mail.ing.nl
Wed Mar 22 04:27:52 EST 2006

Hi Jeremy,

sudoCommand should be written as follows:

sudoCommand: ALL

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-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
Van: sudo-users-bounces at courtesan.com [mailto:sudo-users-bounces at courtesan.com] Namens Jeremy Hansen
Verzonden: dinsdag 21 maart 2006 23:00
Aan: sudo-users at sudo.ws
Onderwerp: [sudo-users] is not allowed to execute '/bin/su -' as root

I'm attempting to setup sudo control via ldap.  I seem to have most pieces worked out but yet I'm unable to get sudo to allow my user to actually run things.

Here's the info:

My defaults

dn: cn=defaults,ou=SUDOers,dc=blah,dc=com
objectClass: top
objectClass: sudoRole
cn: defaults
description: Default sudoOption's go here
sudoOption: ignore_local_sudoers

User entry

dn: cn=jhansen,ou=SUDOers,dc=blah,dc=com
objectClass: top
objectClass: sudoRole
cn: jhansen
sudoUser: jhansen
sudoHost: ALL
sudoCommand: (ALL) ALL

Here is my output when I just try to do sudo su - as user jhansen

[jhansen at z000009 ~]$ sudo su -
LDAP Config Summary
host         z000009.blah.com
port         389
ldap_version 3
sudoers_base ou=SUDOers,dc=blah,dc=com
binddn       (anonymous)
bindpw       (anonymous)
ssl          start_tls
ldap_start_tls_s() ok
ldap_bind() ok
ldap sudoOption: 'ignore_local_sudoers'
ldap search 
ldap sudoHost 'ALL' ... MATCH!
ldap sudoCommand '(ALL) ALL' ... not
ldap search 'sudoUser=+*'
Sorry, user jhansen is not allowed to execute '/bin/su -' as root on z000009.blah.com.

The session looks as if it finds my user, says there's a match, but it seems to get something wrong on the sudoCommand entry...

Not really sure what's going on at this point.

My /etc/pam.d/sudo

auth       required     pam_stack.so service=system-auth
account    required     pam_stack.so service=system-auth
password   required     pam_stack.so service=system-auth
session    required     pam_stack.so service=system-auth

Any helps is appreciated.


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