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Re^3: Passing Password through Perl Script

by johngg (Abbot)
on Aug 09, 2012 at 10:46 UTC ( #986482=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Passing Password through Perl Script
in thread Passing Password through Perl Script

If you want your script to run with the privileges of user "hduser" without having to enter that user's password you should probably investigate Secure Shell.

Cheers,

JohnGG


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Re^4: Passing Password through Perl Script
by Anonymous Monk on Aug 09, 2012 at 19:21 UTC

    That, or root privileges. (su asks no password if started as root.) But ssh is a good idea, and so would be a properly configured sudo.

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