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    Hi, when I run a command inside a php script e.g exec("ps awx") it is executed as root, how can I make that command run as normal user that already exists ?

    thanks

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    Can you supply some of the code that you are executing? I went through the documentation and it appears that the exec command will execute as the owner of the http process. which on CentOS is normally apache or www-data (can't remember). What happens if you create a test script and run the whoami or id command and display the results on screen?

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