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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I had a question in my test which asked where suppose user B has a program with 's' bit set. Can user A run this program and gain root privileges in any way?
I suppose not as the suid program run with privileges of owner and this program will run with B's privileges and not root. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: syncmaster
2. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have a series of configuration files to deliver to multiple unix environments (dev, test, bench, prod etc). However I don't to modify them for each environment.
The files are text which currently contain this type of directory information
IN=/DVT/ms/sas/reception/PIL_QPA_SID/GSPIN001... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: clarcombe
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
So I have a script that runs as a non-root user, lets say the username is 'xymon' .
This script needs to log on to a remote system as a non-root user also and call up a bash script that runs another bash script as root.
in short: user xymon on system A needs to run a file as root user and have... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: damang111
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Is there any method thorugh which script can take argument if pass otherwise if argument doesn't pass then it takes the argument from the configuration file
i.e I am workiing on a script which will run through crontab and the script will
chekout the code ,zip and copy to the... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: rohit22hamirpur
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hello every body,
I need to make a constant variable to the root such as #PS1="I am Amer" and so on.
I know if i am a user,I can make it fixed from #vi .profile
HOW to make it fixed for the root?
Thanks in advance
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Discussion started by: ahmedamer12
i need to be able to take a mksysb for a machine running aix 6.1.5 without the root credentials and also without using sudo
any advice ? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: islam.said
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i am new to unix and i have abig task. i have to \run particular commands having root privileges from a non root user. i know sudo is one of the way but i need sum other approach kindly help
Thanks (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: suryashikha
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I want to know what i can set up so that root user can read everything. On my Solaris systems root can read the following directory.
drwxrwx--- 408 icsrc icarc0 36864 Aug 21 07:24 dev
drwxrwsr-x 7 icsrc icarc0 4096 Aug 4 1998 test
But on my linux systems it gets:
# cd dev
bash: cd:... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: frankkahle
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to run a non-root script as the root user with non-root environment variables with crontab. The non-root user would have environment variables for database access such as Oracle or Sybase. The root user does not have the Oracle or Sybase enviroment variables. I thought you could do... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bubba112557
not sure what the problem is, when I go to /home and enter command mkdir i get this error
mkdir: Failed to make directory "chris"; Operation not applicable
im root.... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: csaunders