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[nv-l] Managing Netview server as non-root user

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Subject: [nv-l] Managing Netview server as non-root user
From: "Rocco Scappatura" <rocsca@sttspa.it>
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2005 16:57:04 +0100
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I would like the the netview administrator has not to be logged as root user
on my netview server (SLES 9.1).

I create a user 'netview' in 'root' group... from 'netview' desktop is
possible to open the main map in R/W mode.

However, 'netview' user cant execute important command for managing daemons
(ovstop, ovstart, netmon...) and for managing netview databases (ovtopofix,

I thougth to configure sudo so that 'netview' user che execute command in
'/usr/OV/bin' directory... but however he still cant execute some command..
for example:

netview@netview4:~> sudo ovstop webserver
ovstop: relocation error: /usr/lib/libntl.so: symbol errno, version
GLIBC_2.0 not defined in file libc.so.6 with link time reference

There is a way to realize what I thought?



For example, when 'netview' try to exe

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