Restart Nginx than root user?

smsmaddy1981 nginx-forum at
Sun Jan 24 23:27:57 UTC 2016

Hi Team,
root user is must for NGinx restart?
Everytime of restart, prompts for root user than other users. PID's are not
getting killed...for the running process with project users.

I tried solution of adding entry to Sudoers file with an path of executable
script. No luck. Following are the changes made

%gvp ALL=NOPASSWD: /var/gvp/Nginx/bin/restartNginx #To get rid of Nginx
restart with root user and to attain with gvp user

#! /bin/bash
/bin/kill -HUP `cat /var/gvp/Nginx/nginx-1.8.0/logs/`

Please review, if above instructions are correct.

And, suggest how project users can be used to restart avoid
manual intervention and dependency of root user always.


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