[sudo-users] changed user names and now sudo rules do not work

Dallas, Alexander V (WT) alexander.dallas at siemens.com
Wed Feb 27 13:23:37 EST 2008

ok, found a workaround
I added the original username back in with a different AID and then
deleted that same user.
now "suds -l" is showing the correct user rights.

thanks for the input.

> _____________________________________________ 
> From: 	Dallas, Alexander V (WT)  
> Sent:	Wednesday, February 27, 2008 12:56 PM
> To:	'sudo-users at sudo.ws'
> Subject:	changed user names and now sudo rules do not work
> I have a user that I mis-spelled his name and made the change using
> SAM utility on HP-UX.  
> then went into visudo and changed his name on the "User_Alias" line.
> now he can not sudo anymore.
> -in further testing if I "do a user privilege" for him and specify the
> command it works fine.
> -I use a Cmnd_Alias it failes with the above it fails
> -I tried deleting the user and readding and it fails as well
> -other accounts in the "User_Alias" work just fine, so I do not think
> that it is related to any of the aliases.
> bkgrnd info
> os ver= HP-UX 11.1
> sudo ver= visudo version 1.6.7p5
> Alexander Dallas 
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