Administration made simpler with TXSeries 8.1
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Until TXSeries 7.1, application developers and administrators are required to have root/admin privileges in order to perform basic tasks like crea
With version 8.1, TXSeries has introduced support for administering with non-root/standard users on UNIX/Linux.
Setting up TXSeries for a non-root user
Users whose effective group id is cics are allowed to use various administrative commands. It is recommended to set the primary group of the user to cics. In practical scenarios system administrators would prefer it to be a secondary group. In such cases, it is mandatory to make sure that the current shell has an effective group id of cics. To do this, one can use the newgrp command.
$ newgrp – cics
Once the shell is setup, make sure that the TXSeries environment is sourced (/etc/profile).
You can now try running admin commands such as creating and starting a region.
Non root user - What it is and isn't..
The following link describes more information on administering TXSeries as a non-root user.