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NNMi Support Tip: How can a non root user administer a NNMi system (Linux/Unix)

Hello Community,

 

A number of the NNMi administrative commands require a root user to run them.  However, on some systems, the group managing the system is not the group running and monitoring NNMi and this latter group is often not given the root user password. One common solution is to use a tool, such as "sudo", that allows a non root user to temporarily assume root access rights.

 

The following document explains how it is possible for the NNMi group to administer NNMi in this situation:

http://support.openview.hp.com/selfsolve/document/KM538777

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