[PC-BSD Testing] `sudo su` wants root password?

Eitan Adler lists at eitanadler.com
Fri Apr 5 22:28:56 PDT 2013


On 5 April 2013 18:23, Sam Fourman Jr. <sfourman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you, this is VERY much appreciated!
>
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 5:21 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>>
>> On 04/05/2013 17:07, Lars Engels wrote:
>> >
>> > Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> schrieb:
>> >
>> >> PC-BSD is configured to require the root password for sudo, not your
>> >> individual password. It is just about the only thing I disliked about
>> >> PC-BSD out of the box...
>> > +1
>> >
>> > I don't know any other BSD or Linux Distribution that does this.
>> >
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>> Due to popular demand, I've changed this to the "standard" method now. ;)

Requiring the root password instead of the user password is more
secure, but less common. :(


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Eitan Adler


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