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3275756 - How to identify source of recurring su process in the OS messages log


  • A customer sees a recurring entry in the OS messages log regarding using the Linux 'su' command to switch user to the <sap>adm account. 
  • An example is: "2022-10-10T04:08:09.966776-04:00 xxxxxxxx su: (to xxxadm) xxxxxxxx on none
  • How to determine who or what is invoking the OS su command?



  • Linux OS(SUSE,RedHat)


KBA , BC-OP-LNX , Linux , Problem

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