[sudo-users] sudo help with logging option enabled....

Manjunatha, Jamuna Jamuna.Manjunatha at ironmountain.com
Wed Jan 21 14:25:35 EST 2009

Hi Don,


I did exactly what you mentioned.


I added a file called "sudonote" under /etc


exit 0;



& chmod 777 sudonote


Then added an entry like this /etc/sudoers file:


But it says syntax is wrong!!!


What should I do??


Please please help..


# Runas alias specification


# User privilege specification

root    ALL=(ALL) ALL



Cmnd_Alias      VI = /usr/bin/vi


Defaults !lecture,tty_tickets,!fqdn


# Uncomment to allow people in group wheel to run all commands

# %wheel    ALL=(ALL)   ALL





Cmnd_Alias     sudonote = /etc/sudonote


# Same thing without a password

# %wheel    ALL=(ALL)   NOPASSWD: ALL


# Samples

# %users  ALL=/sbin/mount /cdrom,/sbin/umount /cdrom

# %users  localhost=/sbin/shutdown -h now


Defaults:mgr-user !syslog

#Defaults:OPS !syslog

# Following entries were added by HP Insight Management Agents at

#      Fri Jan  9 21:07:14 UTC 2009

%hpsmh ALL=NOPASSWD:/etc/init.d/snmpd

%hpsmh ALL=NOPASSWD:/usr/bin/snmptrap

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