[sudo-users] "sudo -i" run time error

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Thu Oct 20 08:21:50 MDT 2016

For some reason pam_open_session() is failing.  What version of
Linux and sudo are you running?  Sudo 1.8.17 and higher should
ignore pam_open_session() failures.

If you have sudo 1.8.7 or higher you should be able to add a line
like the following to sudoers:

Defaults !pam_session

to work around the problem.

 - todd

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