sudo? you shouldnt need to give them read access to execute a script though - something wrong there maybe On 2/16/06, Fred Smith <fred_fred_1@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: I've been trying to figure out a way that I can have my users allowed to login to the server (HP-UX) with their own account and run a shell script that's owned my me ... but I don't want them to be able to see the password. I had no luck just granting them execute on the shell script, they had to have read priviledges in order to execute it apparently. Any suggestions??