COnfiguring to allow su to root and users to sudo

m setting up an IBM system and need to allow my users to su to rrot (if they know the password) and also to allow them to sudo to root as well.
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gordonmannAsked:
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omarfaridCommented:
Hi,

Here a link on how to configure sudo:

http://www.unixtutorial.org/2008/01/sudo-tutorial/

If users run the command

su -

What error message they get?

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gordonmannAuthor Commented:
Cannot su to root Authentication is denied
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omarfaridCommented:
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gordonmannAuthor Commented:
Tried that chuser su=true username and received "cannot execute".  I was logged on as root.
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omarfaridCommented:
Can you see what permissions and who own chuser?

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gordonmannAuthor Commented:
How do I tell
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gordonmannAuthor Commented:
This is curious here is what I am getting when I log on as root. And try the "locate" command.

/etc/profile[73]: /usr/local/bin/byram_login.sh:  not found.
/etc/profile[74]: test: 0403-004 Specify a parameter with this command.
/etc/profile[89]: /usr/local/bin/ivr_flg.sh:  not found.
mkdir: cannot access directory /var/byrams/output/tmp.
/var/byrams/output/tmp: No such file or directory
[root@stage01:/] locate chuser
ksh: locate:  not found
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omarfaridCommented:
Ok,

run

ls -l `which chuser`

and post output
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gordonmannAuthor Commented:
Tried 2 users.   Also, I added /usr/bin to root's path and now the command works.
I think the environment profiels are messed up.


[root@stage01:/] ls -l root
root not found
[root@stage01:/] ls -l gmann
gmann not found
[root@stage01:/]
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omarfaridCommented:
normally the root home dir is /

for users you may use

finger username

PATH is normally set in /.profile for root if using sh / ksh

If using csh, then path in /.login

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gordonmannAuthor Commented:
Login name: root
Directory: /                            Shell: /usr/bin/ksh
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