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Re: stop a service as a non root user

From: Mihamina Rakotomandimby
Subject: Re: stop a service as a non root user
Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2013 11:37:21 +0300
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On 2013-07-02 01:46, Nestor Urquiza wrote:
Hi folks,

We run monit as root which is specially important for Apache service.

Monit controls tomcat servers which run under a different user.

As a non root user I want to to be able to run 'monit tomcat stop' so that I can manage the service the way I would do without monit.

We can issue "service tomcat stop" but of course monit restarts it again.


$ su - $AN_USER $A_COMMAND would do it

Or, alternatives:

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