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Old 02-05-2008
Scripts and changing users


I am writing somescripts to shut down some services in Korn Shell. Some of the services are under different owners. For example when I want to shutdown NXserver I need to be "root", but when I shut down the webserver I need to be under a different user.

Manual I would use "su root" and then type the password to log in as a super user.

How do I write a script to login as 'root' and pass the password as an argument?

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Old 02-05-2008
got it:

su root -c myscripts.ksh
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