Shipped in Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 26052. https://www.tiraniddo.dev/2024/02/sudo-on-windows-quick-rundown.html claims it has a big security problem that makes the program accept calls to elevate from anywhere once first run

Edit:

  1. The security problem has been internally fixed and will be available in the next release
  2. It’s not just an alias for ‘runas’. It seems to be able to configurably block user input for sudo’d commands, retain the existing environment, ditch it and open a new window, and remember that you’ve sudo’d in the last minute or so.
  3. It brings up UAC instead of having you input the password
  • @w2tpmf
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    3 months ago

    Yep. It’s basically an alias for:

    runas /user:administrator
    

    If you want to open a new command line window with admin privs you can always do:

    runas /user: administrator CMD.exe
    

    Which is of course on Linux this would kinda be like running:

    sudo su
    
    • AatubeOP
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      73 months ago

      It’s not just an alias. It seems to be able to configurably block user input for sudo’d commands, retain the existing environment, ditch it and open a new window, and remember that you’ve sudo’d in the last minute or so.