sudo and /etc/sudoers

Derek Broughton derek at
Tue Dec 30 16:28:36 UTC 2008

Res wrote:

> On Mon, 29 Dec 2008, Smoot Carl-Mitchell wrote:
>> password.  There are any number of ways to handle this situation.  You
>> can keep pertinent information in a notebook kept in a secure location.
> great! lets write down the root passwords LOL *shakes head in amazement*
>> Your example also points out the weakness of distributing the root
>> password to the system admins.  If one leaves or gets fired, you have to
> It may be an issue, but there are ways around that.
> I dunno, maybe you people just dont vet your stuff well enough, are
> yankies allowed to have criminal history checks on employees?
> it seems maybe not...

That's "Yankees".  And of course they are.  I admire your security setup 
where you feel you have no risk from a terminated employee, just because he 
didn't have a record. 

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