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Old 06-18-2012, 02:29 PM
"Kaplan, Andrew H."
 
Default Hanging issue with sudo command

Hello --

We are running Centos 5.2 64-bit on a system that functions as a mail server, and also runs a virtual server via the Virtualbox application.
A user account was given sudo access via the sudoers file several years ago, and that account has worked well with various administrative
jobs on the server.

Recently it was observed the user account took longer to complete its login from a terminal window and console. It is also now having
problems when running the sudo command. Essentially when the user runs the command, the latter hangs, and the administrator is
forced to log in as root, and kill the hung progress.

What would cause this issue to occur, and how can it be corrected?

Thanks.



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Old 06-18-2012, 04:42 PM
James Hogarth
 
Default Hanging issue with sudo command

> We are running Centos 5.2 64-bit

Update that to current and see if the problem still occurs...

It might well be down to some bug or other over the last 3 to 3 1/2 years...
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Old 06-21-2012, 09:11 AM
Anthony Kamau
 
Default Hanging issue with sudo command

On 19/06/12 00:29, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> Recently it was observed the user account took longer to complete its login from a terminal window and console. It is also now having
> problems when running the sudo command. Essentially when the user runs the command, the latter hangs, and the administrator is
> forced to log in as root, and kill the hung progress.
>
> What would cause this issue to occur, and how can it be corrected?
>
> Thanks.
>
Any recent changes to DNS settings on server?

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Old 06-21-2012, 11:28 AM
Scott Robbins
 
Default Hanging issue with sudo command

> On 19/06/12 00:29, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> > Recently it was observed the user account took longer to complete its login from a terminal window and console. It is also now having
> > problems when running the sudo command. Essentially when the user runs the command, the latter hangs, and the administrator is
> > forced to log in as root, and kill the hung progress.
> >
> > What would cause this issue to occur, and how can it be corrected?

I've run into similar, though not identical, issues when a machine is
part of an active directory domain. Apparently, authenticating off the
domain controller.

Has there been any change in authentication methods, or joining a
Windows domain, or anything similar?


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Old 06-21-2012, 12:55 PM
"Kaplan, Andrew H."
 
Default Hanging issue with sudo command

Hello --

That apparently was the problem. The domain controller used by the system was offline for several hours.
Once it came back on-line, the lag that I described in my posting was no longer present.

-----Original Message-----
From: centos-bounces@centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces@centos.org] On Behalf Of Scott Robbins
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2012 7:29 AM
To: CentOS mailing list
Subject: Re: [CentOS] Hanging issue with sudo command


> On 19/06/12 00:29, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> > Recently it was observed the user account took longer to complete its login from a terminal window and console. It is also now having
> > problems when running the sudo command. Essentially when the user runs the command, the latter hangs, and the administrator is
> > forced to log in as root, and kill the hung progress.
> >
> > What would cause this issue to occur, and how can it be corrected?

I've run into similar, though not identical, issues when a machine is
part of an active directory domain. Apparently, authenticating off the
domain controller.

Has there been any change in authentication methods, or joining a
Windows domain, or anything similar?


--
Scott Robbins
PGP keyID EB3467D6
( 1B48 077D 66F6 9DB0 FDC2 A409 FA54 EB34 67D6 )
gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys EB3467D6

Xander: Well, I guess that makes it official. Everybody's paired
off. Vampires get dates. Hell, even the school librarian sees
more action than me.

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Old 06-21-2012, 12:56 PM
"Kaplan, Andrew H."
 
Default Hanging issue with sudo command

Hello --

Apparently the problem had to with the absence of the domain controller. The domain controller used by the system was offline for several hours.
Once it came back on-line, the lag that I described in my posting was no longer present.

-----Original Message-----
From: centos-bounces@centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces@centos.org] On Behalf Of Anthony Kamau
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2012 5:11 AM
To: centos@centos.org
Subject: Re: [CentOS] Hanging issue with sudo command

On 19/06/12 00:29, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> Recently it was observed the user account took longer to complete its login from a terminal window and console. It is also now having
> problems when running the sudo command. Essentially when the user runs the command, the latter hangs, and the administrator is
> forced to log in as root, and kill the hung progress.
>
> What would cause this issue to occur, and how can it be corrected?
>
> Thanks.
>
Any recent changes to DNS settings on server?

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