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Old 08-18-2002
automatic su

Hi all,
Suppose I have a script under user A, which calls a script under user B (this script should be run using user B). How can I change the user (along with supplying the password) automatically in the script (a command similar to su)?
Thank you in advance
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Old 08-19-2002

if you are using C, there is a PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module) available for linux.
you can get more information here

hope it helps
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