How can I start the freeradius server with user privileges other than root?

Paul Bartell paul-bartell at
Thu Feb 7 21:33:00 CET 2008

you could use sudo by editing the /etc/sudoers file. There should be
examples in this file. Then just add all the users allowed to start
radius to a group. and allow that group access to run
/etc/init.d/freeradius  or whatever is needed.

On Feb 7, 2008 12:19 PM, Deepak Panigrahy <deepak.panigrahy at> wrote:
> I need the instructions to start the freeradius server from any user
> account of the linux machine other than root. Can anyone help me out?
> Thanks,
> Deepak
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