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root user command in shell script execute as normal user

Hi All
I have written one shell script for GPRS route add is given below named GPRSRouteSet.sh
Code:
URL="www.google.com"
VBURL="10.5.2.211"
echo "Setting route for $URL for GPRS"
URL_Address=`nslookup $URL|grep Address:|grep -v "#"|awk -F " " '{print $2}'|head -1`
echo  "Executing        /sbin/route add -net $URL_Address netmask 255.255.255.255 gw $VBURL"
`/sbin/route add -net $URL_Address netmask 255.255.255.255 gw $VBURL`

I need to use it as normal user other than root file has following permission -rw-rw-r-- 1 qa_virtual qa_virtual 324 Oct 16 16:59 /vol2/QA_VIRTUAL/GPRSRouteSet.sh

I have only one time root access how can I set sticky bit or anything to execute as normal user.

At present it gives following output
Code:
[qa_virtual@qa1 ~]$ sh GPRSRouteSet.sh 
Setting route for www.google.com for GPRS
Executing     /sbin/route add -net 209.85.231.99 netmask 255.255.255.255 gw 10.5.2.211
SIOCADDRT: Operation not permitted


Thanks in advance

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Please help me it's urgent.

Quote:
Originally Posted by mnmonu
Hi All
I have written one shell script for GPRS route add is given below named GPRSRouteSet.sh
Code:
URL="www.google.com"
VBURL="10.5.2.211"
echo "Setting route for $URL for GPRS"
URL_Address=`nslookup $URL|grep Address:|grep -v "#"|awk -F " " '{print $2}'|head -1`
echo  "Executing        /sbin/route add -net $URL_Address netmask 255.255.255.255 gw $VBURL"
`/sbin/route add -net $URL_Address netmask 255.255.255.255 gw $VBURL`

I need to use it as normal user other than root file has following permission -rw-rw-r-- 1 qa_virtual qa_virtual 324 Oct 16 16:59 /vol2/QA_VIRTUAL/GPRSRouteSet.sh

I have only one time root access how can I set sticky bit or anything to execute as normal user.

At present it gives following output
Code:
[qa_virtual@qa1 ~]$ sh GPRSRouteSet.sh 
Setting route for www.google.com for GPRS
Executing     /sbin/route add -net 209.85.231.99 netmask 255.255.255.255 gw 10.5.2.211
SIOCADDRT: Operation not permitted

Thanks in advance
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Hello...

You can resume this

Code:
nslookup $URL|grep Address:|grep -v "#"|awk -F " " '{print $2}'

to

Code:
nslookup $URL |awk '/Address/ && ! /#/{print $2}'

# 4  
What do you mean by
Quote:
Originally Posted by mnmonu
I have only one time root access[...]
If you've got sudo installed, you could try changing the last line from (what are use using backticks here for anyway?)
Code:
`/sbin/route add -net $URL_Address netmask 255.255.255.255 gw $VBURL`

to
Code:
sudo /sbin/route add -net $URL_Address netmask 255.255.255.255 gw $VBURL


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