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execute scripts using different users through cron

Kyle Hamilton
Last Modified: 2015-12-13

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

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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 &

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without success.

Any ideas?
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