script execution

to run below script to start web logic
/opt/scripts/bea_start admin
after login i cannot directly execute
i have to go to below directory to execute

cd /xyz/home/user123/opt/def/bea_domains/12/xyz_dev1/servers/xyz_dev1_admin/logs

i though below is absolute path and as soon as i login i should be able to run from
/opt/scripts/bea_start admin

also i have to run as admin only not as my user id

why i cannot run as soon as i login from root directory(if i am not mistaken that is what i go as soon as i login)

also how to see who all can run the script and how to change that script permission so that even if i login i can execute not just admin

Please advise
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
>> after login i cannot directly execute
What do you mean? Do you get an error? Post the error here.

bea_start may want to write a log file, you are allowed to write in ../xyz_dev1_admin/logs

>> also i have to run as admin only not as my user id
admin? linux has no admin, it has root. get sudo rights for you user to allow starting it

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gudii9Author Commented:
i did

 cd ~

then when i ran script
bea_start must be run in the directory with the bea_start.config file.
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
So do that then. Go to the folder with the bea_start.config and start it.
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David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
Define Login as how you do this... My guess is you're using ssh + let's be sure this is true.

Also provide an ls -l of the script your running + the output of the id command.
gudii9Author Commented:
cd ~
from above root
when i run below
/opt/scripts/bea_start admin
above script will not run

where as

if i go to below path
cd /xyz/home/user123/opt/def/bea_domains/12/xyz_dev1/servers/xyz_dev1_admin/logs

then if i run
/opt/scripts/bea_start admin
it works

what is the difference i do not understand
please advise
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
The working directory is different, check what files it created in ../xyz_dev1_admin/logs -> it cannot create those files in ~

Where is your bea_start.config file?
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