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I have several users, which are all part of group X.

And I want to be able to give user Y to sudo to members of group X.

Obviously I don't want to edit sudoers everytime I add a user to group X, is there an elegant way to solve this? sudoers doesn't seem to have syntax for this.

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Wherever you can write a user name (User list or Runas list), you can write % followed by a group name instead.

Y ALL = (%X) ALL
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