Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Problem using NOPASSWD option for sudo user

Problem using NOPASSWD option for sudo user

Problem using NOPASSWD option for sudo user


I have added user 'etigers' as a sudo user in the visudo file. The user should be able to execute the commands stated without inserting a password. However, this is not the case, as the user is still prompted for a password when he executes both the commands. This is how the user privilege section looks for the user etiger :

CODE -->

## User privilege specification
#emokchee ALL=NOPASSWD: /usr/local/bin/lsof
etigers ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:/bscsbin/bscst4/lisa/product/UMOBILE/prod/bscs/bin/hpux11_ia64.x/dmh, /usr/local/bin/sudo su - bscst4
root ALL=(ALL) ALL
#%bscs ALL=(ALL) ALL
#emokchee ALL=NOPASSWD: /usr/local/bin/lsof
#etigers ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/local/bin/sudo su - bscst4, /bscsbin/bscst4/lisa/product/UMOBILE/prod/bscs/bin/hpux11_ia64.x/dmh 

Pls help me resolve this issue.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close