One user out of a sudoers group cannot run 'su -'

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  • The user 'user2' is not able to run the following command:
$ sudo su - user3
  • This user belongs to the group admingroup which has following configuration in sudoers file
    %admingroup ALL=(root) /bin/su - user1, /bin/su - user3

  • Other users from the group are able to run the command, but not this user.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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