Can you use the sudo mode without using NOPASSWD option?

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Article ID: 156103

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Products

Control Compliance Suite Unix

Issue/Introduction

Can you use the sudo mode without using NOPASSWD option?
 

None

Cause

Can you use the sudo mode without using NOPASSWD option?
Answer -
No

Resolution

Must use sudo or
Defaults: !authenticate
as we do not provide the password at each instance of invoking "sudo" as it critically degrades performance and capabilities.


Applies To

vCenter- ESX 4.1
CCS installed on Windows 2008 Standard Server 64 bit