[sudo-users] tty_tickets causes script (no tty) failure

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Fri Jun 19 15:10:16 MDT 2015

On Fri, 19 Jun 2015 21:00:50 -0000, John Wiersba wrote:

> Unfortunately for me, this is on Oracle Linux Server release 6.6
> (RHEL 6.6) which apparently comes standard with sudo 1.8.6p3. I'm
> not sure I can convince my sysadmins to upgrade sudo on these
> servers. Is there any work-around? I have to run a large variety
> of servers (AIX, Solaris, RHEL, CentOS) with varying versions of
> sudo. On most of them that were built or pre-configured with
> tty-tickets, I have been able to turn off tty-tickets to get around
> this problem, but I'm trying to avoid doing that on this particular
> bunch (I want to leave sudoers alone if at all possible).

I'm afraid you'll have to disable tty_tickets on older versions of
sudo.  Depending on how your sudoers is structured you may be able
to disable tty_tickets only for certain users (or even certain

 - todd

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