[sudo-users] Query on Host Alias
Ladner, Eric (Eric.Ladner)
Eric.Ladner at chevron.com
Wed May 5 10:05:19 EDT 2010
It doesn't have central management, but you can create a single sudoers
file that you can run on multiple computers. It makes it easier from an
auditing point of view and you only have one sudoers file to maintain
instead of 20 different ones.
You've got to sync them between computers yourself, but managing only
one file simplifies things.
eric.ladner at chevron.com
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[mailto:sudo-users-bounces at courtesan.com] On Behalf Of Malleswar
Sent: Monday, May 03, 2010 8:13 AM
To: sudo-users at sudo.ws
Subject: [sudo-users] Query on Host Alias
Hi Linux Gurus,
I Have very basic question, Why do we need to configure host alias in
sudoers file. My understanding is Sudo is not a centralised utility
can configure privileges for all servers using one file from a single
server. if you want to configure privileges using sudo utility you need
configure on that particular server for the users on that server.
If my understanding is correct, I really don't understand configuring
alias in the sudoers file, does hot alias work as access control list
am completely thinking wrong.
can anyone let me know why host alias is used and what is the purpose of
using it in sudoers file.
Thanks in Advance.
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