How to run command with another user privilege in linux and unix

You can set sudo permissions to run command with  another  user privilege. Please  follow these steps to run command  on sudo.

Step 1:  Check  if sudo package installed. 

Red Hat:

# rpm -qa|grep sudo


#swlist -l product|grep -i sudo
sudo 1.8.10p3 sudo


#pkginfo  |grep -i sudo

Step 2: Check visudo  path and  run "visudo" command .


Step 3: Add  this line  for any spesific  command.

For example;

username ALL=(oracle) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/crontab


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