When you invoke sudo, it prompts for password and then checks the /etc/sudoers configuration file to see if the user is permitted access to run the command. /etc/sudoers is the sudo configuration ...
If I'm not a sudoer, is it possible to view the list sudoers? Does /etc/group show this information?
I'm conservative about my sudoers policy. I'm trying to allow wheel users to run psql postgres postgres as the postgres user (because when ident that's the only way it works). root ALL=(ALL) ALL ...
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 ...
Members of the sudo group in my Debian install can execute anything without entering a password. This is convenient, but seems like a bad idea. NOTE: My computer is an ordinary desktop, not a server ...
How can I give permissions in sudoers such that each member of a group is able to kill the process owned by another member of the group? Scenario: I have two users -- bill and dev-cron -- who are ...
The wheel group on *nix computers typically refers to the group with some sort of root-like access. I've heard that on some *nixes it's the group of users with the right to run su, but on Linux that ...