troubleshooting Question

Finding directories when logged in as normal user

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I login to HP-UX with a account abc.

I want to find directories 'COC, DCM, SFA, & DWH' with it's complete path.

I use find / -name 'COC' -name 'DCM' -name 'SFA' -name 'DCW' -type d

and unix displays a list of files it could not open (as it does not have administrative permission)

find: cannot open <complete path>

I also try locate command. However, it shows a list of files (not directories) with names COC,DCM etc.

I doubt if the locate 'database' is updated.

When i try updatedb command, the system responds with Permission denied message.

How do i check the complete path of directories under user abc:
'COC, DCM, SFA, & DWH'
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