[OpenSIPS-Users] calling external command with sudo

Stefano Pisani stefano.pisani at omnianet.it
Fri Sep 20 19:13:52 CEST 2013

are you sure to know how to configure sudo?
please post the user used by openSIPS and sudo configuration (sudoers)

Il 20/09/2013 19.11, Dragomir Haralambiev ha scritto:
> Hello everyone,
> I am trying to execute 'iptables' from opensips in the script, which 
> works if opensips runs as root. However if opensips is configured to 
> run as non-privileged user, in order to control iptables, I have to 
> call iptables via sudo. Command works on the command prompt when 
> executed manually under the user opensips run as, but does not seem to 
> execute if run by opensips itself.
> This is how I try to call it:
> exec_msg("/usr/bin/sudo /sbin/iptables -A INPUT -s $si -p udp -j DROP");
> log file says command is executed, but the firewall rules do not get 
> updated.
> Any idea why?
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