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sh bash script ambiguous redirect pid of file using single quotes

I have the following new line in my .sh file su --session-command='$javaCommandLine & >>$serviceLogFile 2>&1 & echo \$! >$pidFile' $serviceUser || return 1 When I had it ...
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Can't su to user other than root on CentOS

I'm able to SSH to my server (CentOS 5.9) using an admin account with sudo privileges: $ ssh admin@myserver Last login: Wed Feb 27 19:23:11 2013 from [IP ADDRESS] [admin@myserver ~]$ Then I can su ...
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centos: su silently fails

On a CentOS server where I'm logged via SSH as root, I do: su otherusername where 'otherusername' is the user name of another user, which exists. It does nothing. After that, I'm still root. whoami ...
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run script as another user from a root script with no tty stdin

Using CentOs, I want to run a script as user 'training' as a system service. I use daemontools to monitor the process, which needs a launcher script that is run as root and has no tty standard in. ...