[sudo-users] Sudo: parse error in /etc/sudoers near line -1

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Tue Jun 9 12:14:36 MDT 2015

On Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:13:28 -0000, "Eugene J. Pate" wrote:

> Hi guys I'm receiving the following error on an AIX server, can someone help?
> Sudo su - oracle
> "Sudo: parse error in /etc/sudoers near line -1"

You should try running visudo as root.  Chances are there is a
syntax error on the first line.  If you just want to check
the syntax you can run:

# visudo -c

 - todd

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