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Old 10-25-2008, 09:44 AM   #1
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I installed vpnc as root. When logged on as root, I can type 'vpnc' from any directory location and the the pgm executes. When logged on as a standard user, the system can't find the command to execute. I have done CHMOD to give the executable rwx permissions for all users.

If I am logged on as root and SU to my standard user, it tries to run, but I get a permission denied on the vpnc.conf file.

How can I get this program to execute as a user other than root?
Old 10-26-2008, 04:58 PM   #2
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As root, type "which vpnc" to find out what directory it's in. You can then add that to your ordinary user's path.

If the vpnc.conf file isn't accessible to a non-root user, you may need to chmod the vpnc file (which will make it readable to all users, if that's what you want).


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