[sudo-users] How to execute command as another user
Todd C. Miller
Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Sun Feb 13 12:48:19 EST 2005
In message <82a71f8a05021114434fdf4647 at mail.gmail.com>
so spake Doug Hanks (dhanks):
> I was wondering if anyone knew how to setup the /etc/sudoers file to
> allow me to execute a command as someone other than root?
> I want to execute the following command:
> sudo -u oracle /bin/ls
> I want to restrict the use to only be able to execute the above
> command and only as oracle.
You just add the user you want to run things as in parens before
the command, e.g.
username hostname = (oracle) /bin/ls
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