Starting Talend JobServer without sudo - 8.0

Talend Big Data Installation Guide for Linux

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Big Data for Linux
Talend Big Data
Talend Activity Monitoring Console
Talend Administration Center
Talend Artifact Repository
Talend CommandLine
Talend Data Preparation
Talend Data Stewardship
Talend Identity and Access Management
Talend Installer
Talend JobServer
Talend Log Server
Talend Runtime
Talend Studio
Installation and Upgrade
The user that starts Talend Remote Engine needs to be allowed to start processes as other users without having to enter a password.


  1. Change the sudoers file on the machine that runs Talend Remote Engine, using the sudo visudo command.
  2. Edit the sudoers.


    # ...
    # User alias specification
    User_Alias JOB_SERVER = jerry
    # Cmnd alias specification
    Cmnd_Alias RUN_JOB = /bin/ps, /usr/bin/java, /bin/sh, /bin/grep, /bin/kill
    # ...
    # Add after the line: %sudo	ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL
    JOB_SERVER      ALL=(jules,jim) NOPASSWD: RUN_JOB

    In this example, it is assumed that user jerry will start Talend Remote Engine and Tasks may have to run under the existing users, jules and jim.

    The Talend Remote Engine process started by jerry will need to be able to execute the following commands as jules or jim:


    For security reasons, do not allow more commands.


To start Talend Remote Engine, the user can run sh instead of sudo sh