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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to switch from local user to root user in a shell script.
I need to make it automated so that it doesn't prompt for the root password.
I heard the su command will do that work but it prompt for the password.
and also can someone tell me whether su command spawns a new shell or... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Little
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
From above, script1.sh is the main script which is executed from root user, creates installation directory, changing ownership and execution rights etc..etc.. and finally calls scripot2.sh and script3.sh to create the database as well as for post... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: milink
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a script that requires me to switch from local user to root. Anyone who has an idea on this since when i switch user to root it requires me to input root password.
It seems that i need to use expect module here, but i don't know how to create the object for this.
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Discussion started by: linuxgeek
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to switch as another user without using password .Is it posiible ? I have one server B and I have logged in as username u1 but I want to login to that same server using username as u2 but I don't want to give the password for u2. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: maitree
Is it possible to switch to root(if allowed) and then with root privileges switch to another user account "ABC"? To further explain the scenario, ABC is an account which has sugroups=su2DEF and root is not part of su2DEF group. but, given that root can switch to any account(correct me if I am... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: mtwain
Can anyone give me a little clue on why the hard drive cache read timings on sles 9 is better then sles 11? The same hardware was used in both test. I even deleted the ata_generic module from initrd.
The speed difference is 10MB vs 5 MB
Thanks (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: 3junior
I would like to change a password of a user to a simple one but when i try to add an only lowercase pass i get the error:
Weak password: too short.
You can now choose the new password.
A valid password should be a mix of upper and lower case letters,
digits, and... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: @dagio
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have to switch to a different user and execute certain commands and then come back to the original user
Ex: My id is 'usstage'. I need to switch to 'apstage', souce a script there, execute a function and then get back again to usstage.
Please note that I do not have expect installed... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: sugan
I first though about posting this to emergency but cause I fixed my issue with an reboot its not as important, more is important to me what caused this situation
OS: SLES 10 x64 SP2 (Virtualized Vmware ESX 3.5) / vmware tools status OK
LVM... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kl1ngac1k
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Is is possible switch user from a non-root user to root user without entering the password interactively inside a korn shell script which is run by a non-root user?
e.g. I have a non-root user called infodba who is in dba group and I want to create a shell script which is executed by infodba... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: stevefox