[sudo-users] someuser ALL=/usr/bin/sudoedit /some/file

Matthew Hannigan mlh at zip.com.au
Mon Dec 16 05:19:48 MST 2013

You don't put the path to sudoedit; you just put use the magic string "sudoedit"

So try this

    someuser ALL=  sudoedit /some/file

It's a bit subtle.
There's only one example in the sudoers man page for centos 6.5, and
that is part of a long string providing Cmnd_Alias usage as well.


On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 8:52 PM, Han Boetes <hboetes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> To use the rule mentioned in the topic I have to type:
> sudo sudoedit /some/file
> OK, that works. But then some of the benefits of using sudoedit are lost.
> What do I have to put in my sudoers file to make
> sudoedit /some/file
> for someuser work?
> # Han
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