[Nut-upsuser] Request For Additional Status Confirmation
jhkinne1 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 7 18:05:02 GMT 2021
# 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.
>> Being such a beginner, I didn't realize I was creating a problem with
>> root...I took your advice and removed "sudo"...is that enough, or is
>> there something else I should do for security?
> Any script in rc.local is probably called by root, so it's
> best to follow the example of NUT itself and drop to a non-privileged
> with something like
> sudo -u nut /usr/local/bin/reboot_notify
I don't understand. I edited the rc.local script to what you indicated (
sudo -u nut ...) and now when the Pi reboots I don't get any messages.
I'm afraid I'm too much of a beginner to see what you mean.
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