[CentOS] using NOPASSWD in sudoers

ankush grover ankushcentos at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 15:40:56 UTC 2008


On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 11:19 PM, Ski Dawg <centos at skidawg.org> wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
>
> I am trying to change our /etc/sudoers (using visudo) to allow 2
> commands to be run as root without a password, but it isn't working.
> Here is the part of the sudoers file that is in question.
>
> # User alias specification
> User_Alias  FULLACCESS = doug, scott
>
> # members of the FULLACCESS User_Alias may run chown and chmod without
> a password
>  FULLACCESS ALL = (root) NOPASSWD: /bin/chown, /bin/chmod
>
> # members of the FULLACCESS User_Alias may run anything but need a password
>  FULLACCESS  ALL=(root) ALL
>
> The part for requiring a password works, but not the NOPASSWD line. I
> have tried changing the order of these lines with no change in
> behavior. After each change to the sudoers file, I am logging out of
> the machine and logging back in to make sure that it is properly
> reading the changes.
>
> I have also replaced the list of commands with a Cmnd_Alias, with no
> change in behavior.
>
> Any thoughts or suggestions about what I am missing.
> --
Hi,

Can you remove (root) and then try for NOPASSWD


Regards

Ankush


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