By default the Privilege Manager for Sudo client will communicate with the policy server in order to evaluate the policy.
If the policy server is not available, then the evaluation will take place on the client using the cached version of sudoers.
If you want the evaluation to always take place on the client, then you can use the 'offlinetimeout' option.
1. Edit the pm.settings file on the client:
2. Add the following entry: