Restarting a process

Mathias Waack M.Waack at
Mon Nov 10 18:51:30 CET 2003

Simon Faulkner wrote:

> I have written a small cgi script which updates the config file for
>  a www proxy server and I need to restart the service when I save
> out the config file.
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/danguardian restart
> will do the trick but I can't run it as the apache user
> Any ideas?

Of course: use another user. And another newsgroup. 

Or, to be more polite: have a look at sudo. This way its easy (and
relative secure) to run a command as a different user without a


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