[sudo-users] requiring sudo -i

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Sat Aug 17 15:11:38 MDT 2013

On Sat, 17 Aug 2013 11:28:44 -0400, "Michael W. Lucas" wrote:

> Is there a way in sudoers to require use of the -i flag for certain
> commands?
> I've had situations where commands needed to be run with a specific
> user's environment. It would be nice if I could compel initializing a
> login environment when running those commands.

There is not currently a way to do this.  I can see how it would
be useful but I've been reluctant to make "sudo -i" too transparent
since it is hard (maybe impossible) to do securely.

 - todd

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