[sudo-users] special sudo definition assistance

daggs at gmx.com daggs at gmx.com
Wed Aug 22 01:05:29 EDT 2012

Hello Todd,

interesting, if I understand correctly, Runas_Spec's format is <user>:<group>, right?

how about this cmd: sudo -u ${USER} -g ateam_boss /home/ateam_repo/executor , will it work with the above line? I need to run it as the user which called the sudo due to SDL limitations.


> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Todd C. Miller
> Sent: 08/21/12 11:55 PM
> To: Dagg Stompler
> Subject: Re: [sudo-users] special sudo definition assistance
> If what you want is to run /home/ateam_repo/executor as group
> ateam_boss without changing the user, try this:
> %ateam ALL =(:ateam_boss) NOPASSWD: /home/ateam_repo/executor
> The Runas_Spec is user(s):group(s) and if the user is not specified
> only the group is changed.  You would run it as:
> $ sudo -g ateam_boss /home/ateam_repo/executor
>  - todd

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