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NISPLUS setup for sudo on AIX 7.1 TL1 SP5

NISPLUS setup for sudo on AIX 7.1 TL1 SP5

NISPLUS setup for sudo on AIX 7.1 TL1 SP5

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I have a functioning sudo installation (1.8.5p2) and a functioning NISPLUS installation.

However, on the server (my first client) when I set SYSTEM = NISPLUS in /etc/security/user, log in as a non-root user and 'sudo su -', I get:
$ sudo su -
Sorry, try again.
Sorry, try again.
Sorry, try again.
sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts
$

I suspect it's a PAM configuration problem, but i'm not sure what to set up there. I tried replicating the su entries in /etc/pam.conf but that didn't help. Suggestions?

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