[CentOS] sudo path
centos at unixplanet.biz
Sat Jul 21 18:07:24 UTC 2007
but su - will change the user to root.
any other way ?
I don't want to change the user to root and work,
want to stay with the same user, but having my PATH apply while I am
sudo man page says we can user -s to use SHELL environment, so I can
alias sudo to sudo -s
but still I should set this alias on all of our servers that I am going
The *-s* (/shell/) option runs the shell specified by the /SHELL/
environment variable if it is set or the shell as specified in /passwd/.
Brad Oaks wrote:
> And while you're at it, you might as well supply the full path to su.
> Quite a while ago I was taught to give the full path to su. This
> instruction was given with a warning that it's more secure in case a
> malicious user was able to get a command named 'su' into your path
> ahead of the binary you're intending to execute.
> I use:
> sudo /bin/su -
> Although, presumably under this logic, someone could have snuck
> another binary in named 'sudo', too. To take my own medicine, I
> should be doing:
> /usr/bin/sudo /bin/su -
> Putting my $0.02 in where it wasn't necessarily asked for,
> On 7/21/07, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
>> centos wrote:
>> > Hello
>> > Any time I am running sudo, I should have full path to the command,
>> > for example sudo /sbin/ifconfig
>> > Is there any way to set the path for sudo ?
>> use this command to get that (instead of just sudo):
>> sudo su -
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