[sudo-users] adding setenv to sudoers

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Wed Mar 18 13:13:49 MDT 2015

On Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:27:12 -0000, "Dorman, Carl E." wrote:

> Actually the versions of sudo that are not working are the very old
> versions, 1.6.x versions.  The 1.7.0 versions are working fine.
> These are some very old servers on very old releases of Solaris and
> sudo.  I believe they are going to be retired soon and are not
> slated for upgrades.  Do you know of another way of accomplishing
> this?  Can I just give the user root access to the entire directory?

Versions of sudo that old don't reset the environment so the SETENV
tag is not really needed.  However, this also means that there is
no -E flag so if the Oracle docs suggest using "sudo -E" just plain
"sudo" should work.

 - todd

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