DeathRipple wrote:i have a problem: i need to execute in a php script some commands that require root access. of course this can't be done just by typing exec($cmd) since all the statements in a php file will be executed under user apache (of whatever user you have set in httpd.conf).
$cmd="smbpasswd -a user pass";
can anyone please help me? (if possible please give me full detals about all steps that are to be taken)
At your place i'll be create new user under Unix/Linux with permissions to create/manage users (cuted admin). But not recomended using root account to do this.