|DOAS(1)||General Commands Manual||DOAS(1)|
doasutility executes the given command as another user. The command argument is mandatory unless
The user will be required to authenticate by entering their password, unless configured otherwise.
By default, a new environment is created. The variables
USER and the
umask(2) are set to values appropriate for
the target user.
DOAS_USER is set to the name of the
doas. The variables
inherited from the current environment. This behavior may be modified by the
config file. The working directory is not changed.
The options are as follows:
doaswill also perform command matching. In the latter case either ‘permit’, ‘permit nopass’ or ‘deny’ will be printed on standard output, depending on command matching results. No command is executed.
doaswould prompt for password.
doasutility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs. It may fail for one of the following reasons:
doascommand first appeared in OpenBSD 5.8.
|July 4, 2019||OpenBSD-current|