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Old 01-12-2004, 06:16 AM   #1
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howto start vpnclient with php script and sudo ?


I wrote PHP script, to start vpnclient on my linux server:


$result = exec("ping -c 4 X.X.X.X");

if ("$result?"!= "0") {

exec("/etc/init.d/vpnclient_init restart");



from shell as root user this script is working well.

my problem is:
howto start vpnclient via browser with this script using sudo ?

I'm using linux SuSE 8.2 and Apache 1.3.27

kind regards
Old 01-12-2004, 12:46 PM   #2
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I tried with :

exec("sudo -u root /etc/init.d/vpnclient_init restart");

and is working well.


Last edited by cccc; 01-31-2004 at 07:52 PM.


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