How to allow a different user to run a script

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Old 08-15-2011
How to allow a different user to run a script

I have a script that i would like to be run by a different user.

For example, I have a file called '' created by user 'user4'

What command should i use to make sure that user 'ydanial' has ability to run '' ?

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Old 08-15-2011
chmod 755

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Old 08-15-2011
And that the user can access it (update of $PATH...)
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Old 08-16-2011
I did do the chmod 755 on the .pl file however, this happens:

The runs but a dependent file called insert_data.txt is not opening by user 'ydanial' - so the script crashes.

If I run the script as 'user4', everything works.

What permission should be set for insert_data.txt?
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Old 08-16-2011
744 should be enough. If you also need write permissions on this file, then use 766
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Old 08-16-2011
Just before i received your message, i did a 755 on insert_data.txt and it did not work.

Is 744 different in terms of letting user 'ydanial' only read this file that 755 cant?

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Old 08-16-2011
Well, is this script trying to write anything into this file? If so, then it has to have 766 permissions.
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