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 Hide Password in a script
Hi All,

I want to create a script that internally does a su to another user,
takes password from a hidden file and takes the user that executed the
script to the log which is required to be viewed.

something like...

su - user_that_can_read_log

< take password from a hidden file say ./.pwd

go to the required sub folder

do a tail to the log...

Pls help !!

Thanks in Advance

 Wed, 12 Nov 2008 04:22:16 GMT   
 Hide Password in a script

You dont want to pass a password to su, you are searching for sudo. ;-)

(This can be solved with RBAC too, maybe)


 Wed, 12 Nov 2008 04:38:21 GMT   
 Hide Password in a script
Do something like what Daniel Rock posted on a related topic
just 3 days ago, copied below...

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 Wed, 12 Nov 2008 08:19:17 GMT   
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