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How to Execute a Linux Command in JSP

Stanley Lee-Oracle Newbie
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I would like to run 'whoami' in my jsp. It only works when I put in the absolute path '/usr/bin/whoami'.

Is there a way to import the path without changing my code? Thanks.


String cmd = "/usr/bin/whoami"; // I would like to leave it as "whoami" without the path
process = rt.exec(cmd);

BufferedReader reader = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(process.getInputStream()));
out.print("<BR>" + cmd +"<BR>");

while ((line = reader.readLine()) != null) {
out.print( line);



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