How to use Sudo with  Touch ID

How to use Sudo with Touch ID

If you have MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, you can improve your experience of the command line. You can enable Touch ID to authenticate sudo.

Open the file /etc/pam.d/sudo:

sudo vi /etc/pam.d/sudo

Then add the following line.

auth       sufficient     pam_tid.so

Your /etc/pam.d/sudo should now like this:

# sudo: auth account password session
auth       sufficient     pam_smartcard.so
auth.      sufficient     pam_tid.so
auth       required       pam_opendirectory.so
account    required       pam_permit.so
password   required       pam_deny.so
session    required       pam_permit.so

If you use sudo now, you will be asked for your fingerprint.

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