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Running transfer tool with sudo as user

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by Havri, Jan 20, 2017.

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  1. Havri

    Havri Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    I want to allow certain users to make transfers through the cPanel Transfer tool. To actually accomplish this, I guess I would need to set the command in /etc/sudoers, but I don't know the path to the binary/script. Also, are there any other settings that I should be aware of for implementing this?

    Thank you.
     
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    Hello,

    No, they are not resellers. They are linux users used for administration purposes (sudo commands).

    Let me know if I need to provide other info.
     
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    Transfer tool option is available only for root and resellers users.

    If you want to provide Transfer tool option then you need to set reseller privileges for the account.
     
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    Hello,

    I see. Which specific settings in "Edit Reseller Nameservers and Privileges" should be ticked for this to work? And I assume that I should use the sudo option in the Transfer Tool interface, as the reseller does not know the root password.

    Also, is there a separate file that keeps these su/sudo settings for cPanel (besides the linux /etc/sudoers file)?

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