[Nut-upsuser] Request For Additional Status Confirmation

Tim Dawson tadawson at tpcsvc.com
Sun Mar 7 20:04:52 GMT 2021

Su asks for nothing if executed as root . . . it already knows it has authority, so simply changes the user id the command is run as (as I recall, with "-c" to run a script).

- Tim

On March 7, 2021 2:01:34 PM CST, Roger Price <roger at rogerprice.org> wrote:
>On Sun, 7 Mar 2021, Harlan Stenn wrote:
>> Why use sudo instead of su for this case?
>Wouldn't su ask for the login password?  This is not practical in rc.local.
>In addition user nut doesn't have a login password.
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