What is the time-out for the sudo password?

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Sat Jun 5 07:27:39 UTC 2010

On 05/06/10 17:07, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Basil Chupin wrote:
>> After using "sudo<command>" you are asked for the password. You can
>> then type sudo again a number of times without being asked for the
>> password.
>> Does anyone know what that time period is when the password is not
>> asked for? And where it could be adjusted, if need be, please?
> According to "man sudo" it is 15 minutes and you can change it in the
> sudoers file.
> Nils

Thank you. When in doubt RTFM :-) .


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