SUDO (AIX 4.3) - CRON JOBS
Brent.Fortman at radioshack.com
Thu Dec 6 09:23:37 EST 2001
Consider using the NOPASSWD option in the sudoers file.
From: WHITING Russell [mailto:R.Whiting at hermes.co.uk]
Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 5:25 AM
To: 'sudo-users at courtesan.com'
Subject: SUDO (AIX 4.3) - CRON JOBS
Wonder if any of you have had/resolved this problem.
I have a user that runs a cron job, part of this cron job requires the user
to 'su' to another user. Ordinarily, when you 'su' to this user you are
prompted with for the password, as we have to have authentication on. The
problem I'm having, is that the cron job will not run as it is prompting for
the password. Is there a way around this - is the '-p' option a viable
Hope this makes sense.
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