sudo allows to run superuser commands as a normal user (in the meaning of becoming
root for a certain action – without knowing the root password.
Therefore those users who are allowed to do-as-a-superuser must be defined in a sudoers list.
RHEL / CentOS / ..
rootto configure the sudoers
- edit the sudoer's list using
- enter for each user the id and the applications she/he is allowed to
suduthem, e.g. for the TSM client:
%YOUR-GROUP ALL = NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/dsmc, /opt/tivoli/client/ba/bin/dsmc
important: the line must start with an percent sign (
other linux version