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Old 05-08-2008, 10:16 AM   #1
Harlin
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How to set environment variables for user 'nobody'?


Apache running on my box runs threads as 'nobody'. In order for my perl cgi script to run using DB2 queries, it needs to have environment variables set. Does anyone know how I can set environment variables for nobody?
 
Old 05-08-2008, 11:22 AM   #2
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You could try this
Code:
user@yourbox$]sudo su nobody
$] ENV_VAR=test

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