As an alternative to including admin passwords in each command that is executed, you can insert a set of admin credentials into a configuration file. The file location is the following:
One or more sets of credentials can be specified in the following format:
In your scripts, you can specify just the value for
admin_username, and the config file is checked for the appropriate password, which is applied to the command.
NOTE: The permissions on this config file should be set such that only the user executing the command can read the file.
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