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Is the '-' Necessary When Using the su Command? (Doc ID 449884.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Product: Content Server
Version: 7.1.1

Symptoms

In a Linux based system, we are going to start using sudo and cryptocards. We have installed our stellent products with a user named "stellent". When attempting to su to the stellent user, should we use "su stellent" or "su - stellent"?

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