[Nut-upsuser] Request For Additional Status Confirmation

Roger Price roger at rogerprice.org
Sun Mar 7 10:06:41 GMT 2021

On Sat, 6 Mar 2021, Jon Kinne via Nut-upsuser wrote:

> I created a script called "reboot_notify" and saved it in usr/local/bin, and 
> it looks like this:

Yes, good approach to the problem.  In my solution there was an error.  Instead 
of "@reboot root ups-report &", I should have said "@reboot nut ups-report &". 
It was bad security to execute as superuser.

> # Have the system pause while all the mail elements load,
>   sleep 60
> # and then run the script:
>   sudo /usr/local/bin/reboot_notify

Do you need to get root involved?  If a hacker can substitute his reboot_notify 
for yours, he gets full control.


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