[sudo-users] Running visudo

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Fri Jun 6 15:41:00 EDT 2008

In message <e8401e700806060752k712658c3q28b2c0222457635b at mail.gmail.com>
	so spake "Valdemir Santos" (valdemirs):

> Is there any way to run visudo with another user than root ?
> I created a user named power, and I´d like enable power user to run visudo.

visudo has to be run as root in order to write to /etc and set the
file permissions/mode.  You can, of course, grant a user sudo
permission to run visudo.

 - todd

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