Linux CentOS 5.3: how come I can't use the sudo command to run an app?

Posted on 2009-06-30
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Last Modified: 2013-11-08
Hello Experts

Logged in as user1, I am running a command:
sudo xyz.sh
it asks me for the root password which I input; but it tells me that the passwd is incorrect.
Yet, if I am able to log in as root using the same passwd.

Why doesn't it let me use the 'sudo' command as user1?

Please help I am in the middle of an oracle install...

Question by:epifanio67
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medvedd earned 2000 total points
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You should have this line in /etc/sudoers file

user1        ALL=(ALL)       NOPASSWD: ALL

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cool.... I got it... thx

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