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Old 02-09-2007, 01:46 PM   #1
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Script with root privileges running by an ordinary user


I need a script starting app server listening on port 80. This server can be started by certain users not having root privileges. How can I achieve that? I guess I can allow only execution of the script for other users, so they canít open it and look inside. What should be inside?
I plan to put
sudo /b>appserver<

How can I specify root password in script?
Is there some other more appropriate to Linux solution?
 
Old 02-09-2007, 01:58 PM   #2
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You can configure this in your sudoers file.
 
Old 02-09-2007, 02:39 PM   #3
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Maybe you can try creating a new group, add these certain users to it and privilege this group with just execution rights, no read and write access.
 
Old 02-09-2007, 03:33 PM   #4
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Like wpn146 said: sudo.
 
  


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