[sudo-users] Find out which sudoers file is been used

Pidugu Vijaya Vijaya.Pidugu at sig.com
Tue Jul 3 08:02:22 EDT 2007

No. That would be a big security risk.

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From: sudo-users-bounces at courtesan.com <sudo-users-bounces at courtesan.com>
To: Todd C. Miller <Todd.Miller at courtesan.com>
Cc: sudo-users at sudo.ws <sudo-users at sudo.ws>
Sent: Tue Jul 03 07:53:12 2007
Subject: Re: [sudo-users] Find out which sudoers file is been used

Can I change it to use sudoers from the location I want and if yes how?

On 7/3/07, Todd C. Miller <Todd.Miller at courtesan.com> wrote:
> In message <3f5fb1ce0707030233n6de8e9bcx2b71322f85d5bd3d at mail.gmail.com>
>        so spake "Poonam Pandey" (poonamdp3):
> > I have sudo installed on my machine but it is not using the sudoers file
> at
> > the standard location /etc/sudoers.
> > Instead it is using the sudoers file from some other location.
> > If sudo is installed on the machine, how can I find out the location
> from
> > which it is using the sudoers file.
> Try this (you may need to be root)
>    strings /path/to/sudo | grep /sudoers
> where "/path/to/sudo" is /usr/bin/sudo, /usr/local/bin/sudo
> or whereever it is installed.
> - todd
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