Re: su -c user command not working
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Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2002 19:06:06 -0300 From: Fernan Aguero <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: FreeBSD Security <email@example.com>
+----[ Dmitry S. Makovey (firstname.lastname@example.org) dijo sobre "Re: su -c user command not working":
| On Friday 22 March 2002 14:05, you wrote:
| > OK, OK, so now it's clear. But apparently su -m does not work either.
| > It still intrigues me why the examples in the su(1) manpages
| > explicitly mention cases where no shell is available and therefore,
| > the example will not work!
| ~ # su -m www
| ~ > whoami
| ~ > grep www /etc/passwd
| www:*:80:80:World Wide Web Owner:/nonexistent:/sbin/nologin
| ~ >
| maybe you are doing something else? :)
| Good luck
Yeah, maybe I was typing something wrong.
su amanda -c "amcheck normal" didn't work, but
su -m amanda -c "amcheck normal" did it.
I was just putting things in the wrong order, like:
su amanda -m ... or su -c amanda ...
Now it's OK. Thanks to all who replied.
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