Hello, I'm trying to add a file to /etc/sudoers.d/ in order to allow one
specific user (named 'config') to run one specific program without entering
a sudo password.
First of all, here is my privilege file,
# add config script to sudoers so the user only needs to enter the password
config ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:/home/config/config_startup.sh
I upload the file in my template:
then later, in a script, I call:
echo "Moving Sudoers files"
chown -R 0 /tmp/hydra-common/sudoers/*
chmod 440 /tmp/hydra-common/sudoers/*
mv /tmp/hydra-common/sudoers/* /etc/sudoers.d/
I don't get any errors at this point, but then in the next provision shell
step, I get the following error
vsphere: >>> /etc/sudoers.d/config_users: syntax error near line 2 <<<
vsphere: sudo: parse error in near line 2
vsphere: sudo: no valid sudoers sources found, quitting
No, if I comment out the effective line in the privilege file, I obviously
don't get the error, but just as obvious is that I don't get the sudo
permission for config. if I use visudo to edit the file (from root), and
uncomment the line, visudo does not give me any errors, so I'm guessing the
syntax is correct.
I'm thinking it might be because when the script does it, its not doing it
through visudo which is confusing linux? At any rate, does anyone have any
idea how to fix this?
I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and Vcenter (with the vsphere plugin found here:
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