[CentOS] Cronjob and sudo

Thu Feb 12 18:38:12 UTC 2015
Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com>

On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 1:32 PM, Matt <matt.mailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
> I need to remove empty files out of a directory that are over 6 hours
> old so I created this script and put it in cron.hourly.
> #!/bin/sh
> cd /var/list
> sudo -u matt find /var/list -mmin +360 -empty -user matt -exec rm {} \;
> I want to run it as matt rather than root for just an added bit of
> safety.  Problem is I get this.
> "sudo: sorry, you must have a tty to run sudo"
> Is there another way to do this?  As I understand the reason for this
> is requiretty in sudo config.  If that improves security I would
> rather not change that setting.

Can't you just run it from your own crontab and not from root's?