lsh-execuv [options] program [--] real-argv


This manual page documents briefly the lsh-execuv command. This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.

lsh-execuv is a utility program for the lsh server that securely executes a program as a different user. another user.


A summary of options is included below.

-u uid

setuid to numeric uid before running program. Usernames are not supported, only numeric uids.

-g gid

setgid to numeric gid before running program. Group names are not supported, only numeric gids.

-n user-name

User name, needed for initgroups


Call initgroups, requires that -n user-name be specified.


Clear the list of supplimentary groups.


Use $PATH variable to search for program.


Show summary of options.

RELATED TO lsh-execuv…

lsh(1), lshd(8).

The programs are documented fully by Lsh, available via the Info system.


This manual page was written by Timshel Knoll <[email protected]>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).