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How to put su credentials in a script

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Could someone please port an example of how to put su credentials in a script

ex: su - mqm (how do I define a password)
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Seth Simmons earned 500 total points
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for security reasons, you can't do that

what you can do is define in sudoers that user running that command without prompting for a password

<your username> ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: <command>
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