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Change user from Root to username

Question asked by AkshayLG on Sep 19, 2017
Latest reply on Oct 4, 2017 by AkshayLG

Hello All, 

 

Test Description - 
Automate execution of "tcpdump command to capture logs" through "Execute external command". 
User for that execution is a non root user. 

 

Problem statement - 
In Test step, logging on the server is as a root user and creating the dumps . But we need to switch the user from root to specific user before tcmpdump command execution. 

 

Solution tried so far - 
We tried with
"su - username 
 tcpdump xyz.log" (it shows the owner as root)

 

Can anyone suggest how to change the user in command line or any shell script for the same? 

 

Regards,
Akshay M. 
C-9892228993

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