troubleshooting Question

execute scripts using different users through cron

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Kyle HamiltonFlag for United States of America asked on
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Hi,

I'm trying to execute several scripts through cron.
Some scripts require being run as different users.

so through cli, I can do:

sudo -u username . /path/to/script.sh

but inside a script that is triggered with cron, this doesn't work.

So I tried it like this:

su --shell=/bin/bash --session-command="/path/to/script.sh" username &

without success.

Any ideas?
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