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# 1  
Old 08-29-2008
login into root from user and execute command through script

i have logged in as user.

I want to write a script to login into root and execute commands for eg. ifconfig or other command.

kindly help me out.
# 2  
Old 08-29-2008
sudo should allow you to do what you require.
# 3  
Old 08-29-2008
$ cat myscript.ksh
ssh -l root HOSTNAME
echo "WELCOME to ROOT"
<do your stuff>

$ sh myscript.ksh >> myscript.log

Will prompt for the password of root and you have to give manually.
# 4  
Old 08-29-2008
i know the password of root.

I want to write the script in such a way that it should not promt for the passwd and directly login into root

i dont think host name is required. Because i am working in same system.
# 5  
Old 08-29-2008
If any user would be allowed to run that, try a SUID script.

With sudo, you can control who can execute the command as root, and whether or not they need a password for that.
# 6  
Old 08-29-2008
can u explain in detail
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Old 08-29-2008

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