[sudo-users] [SOLVED] howto change sudo behavior: user should type root password ?

Aaron Lewis aaron.lewis1989 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 07:50:12 EST 2010

Yeah  , it's very interesting that openSUSE requires root's pw by
default. Looks like sth. called Default Security.
A friend asked me howto change this behavior ,  i've totally no idea.
And finally he found these entries:

Defaults targetpw

After comment them out , it works fine.

Thanks martin.

Martin Schröder wrote:
> 2010/2/18 aaron lewis <aaron.lewis1989 at gmail.com>:
>>   How can i let user type in root's password rather than their own's ?
> man sudoers
> search for rootpw. But think again, why you want this - the purpose of
> sudo is NOT to hand out the root password.
> Best
>     Martin
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