[sudo-users] problem with NOPASSWD and specific commands

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Wed Mar 16 18:09:05 EDT 2011

On Wed, 16 Mar 2011 17:14:16 EDT, seph wrote:

> Bingo. I was assuming I could test that sudo worked before installing
> monit, but I guess not.

The reason for this is that sudo stats the file and uses the inode
and device numbers when matching.  If the file doesn't exist, the
stat fails so there is no match and thus the NOPASSWD tag is never

 - todd

More information about the sudo-users mailing list