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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
Thank you for your time.
i have a situation where the user IDs of the applicatio users have been locked down to Read only.
Hence I am writing a script to invoke their old .profile every time they login.
My problem is : when i run . $userpath/.profile from within the ksh script... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: anitha111
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
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to write a shell script to stop few things where i have to use another user to execute a command. Otherwise it will not work.
Your help is really appreciated
Thanks, (16 Replies)
Discussion started by: Afi_Linux
7. 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'm attempting to setup rootsh on Solaris 10 to log the activity of users who require root access. However it does not appear to be sourcing root's .profile file even when run with the '-i' option. I was wondering if anybody else has run into this and might have a solution.
Thank you. (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: kungfusnwbrdr
9. Infrastructure Monitoring
I really wonder what's trap in etc/profile and in each user .profile.
I try to google for it but I think I have no luck. Mostly hit is SNMP traps which I think it is not the same thing.
I want to know ...
1. What's a "trap 2 3" means and are there any other value I can set... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Smith