[sudo-users] Using custom script instead of sendmail?
pawarren at speakeasy.net
Tue May 8 00:54:18 EDT 2007
I am trying to roll sudo out to multiple machines, but we only have sendmail
running on one host. For the other hosts, I need to use C:D (NDM) to invoke
a remote call on the one host with sendmail (rsh is not an option).
Is it possible to have sudo call a custom script instead of sendmail? I
tried creating a script called sendmail (with #!/usr/bin/ksh as the first
line) and added default:HOSTS mailerpath=/usr/home/me/sendmail in the
sudoers file. However, I didn't not see this script get called.
I'm debating changing the config file with --with-sendmail=PATH, but I
wanted to ask if this is even possible before re-compiling.
Can I specify a path/script name? or do I just put a path and it expects to
find ./sendmail there? If it must be named sendmail, what parameters are
passed by sudo?
Thanks in advance for any and all assistance.
Broadridge Financial Solutions
(Formerly ADP Brokerage Services)
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