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lsh-execuv - program to securely execute a program as another user

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NAME

lsh-execuv - program to securely execute a program as another user

SYNOPSIS

lsh-execuv [options] program [--] real-argv

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the lsh-execuv command. This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.
lsh-execuv is a utility program for the lsh server that securely executes a program as a different user. another user.

OPTIONS

A summary of options is included below.
-u uid
setuid to numeric uid before running program. Usernames are not supported, only numeric uids.
-g gid
setgid to numeric gid before running program. Group names are not supported, only numeric gids.
-n user-name
User name, needed for initgroups
-i
Call initgroups, requires that -n user-name be specified.
-c
Clear the list of supplimentary groups.
-p
Use $PATH variable to search for program.
-?
Show summary of options.

SEE ALSO

lsh(1), lshd(8). The programs are documented fully by Lsh, available via the Info system.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Timshel Knoll <timshel@debian.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
Jul 05 2002 lsh-execuv