[sudo-users] Sudo - Rexec

Paul Cantle paul at cantle.me
Thu Aug 25 08:45:54 EDT 2011

I think you can use the following in /etc/sudoers


And that will override the default settings that require a TTY


On 25/08/2011 11:18, "Dave" <david.harding at brighthouse.co.uk> wrote:

>Gary Bouda <Gary.Bouda <at> PublicTrust.co.nz> writes:
>> I am 
>> using rexec ( using standard rexec and dlls within vb) from a NT/XP
>> workstation to run sudo on a IBM Aix server.
>> What I get is the
>> command runs on the aix box, but then hangs for 20-60 seconds then
>>returns the 
>> info to the calling program.
>> If I use the same
>> command but not using sudo, the command returns straight
>> away.
>Did you get any replies on this?
>I have been playing with rexec and sudo. I have found that sudo requires
>you be attached to a tty device, and it will fail if not; typically, when
>use rexec to "login" to a remote server, you won't have a tty attached, I
>I was wondering if you had any suggestions back that might be useful to
>me, too.
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