lsh-execuv(8) program to securely execute a program as another user


lsh-execuv [options] program [--] real-argv


This manual page documents briefly the lsh-execuv command. This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.

lsh-execuv is a utility program for the lsh server that securely executes a program as a different user. another user.


A summary of options is included below.
-u uid
setuid to numeric uid before running program. Usernames are not supported, only numeric uids.
-g gid
setgid to numeric gid before running program. Group names are not supported, only numeric gids.
-n user-name
User name, needed for initgroups
Call initgroups, requires that -n user-name be specified.
Clear the list of supplimentary groups.
Use $PATH variable to search for program.
Show summary of options.


This manual page was written by Timshel Knoll <[email protected]>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).