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From Christopher Shannon <cshannon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Running an agent
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:31:40 GMT
flume-ng blah blah &
runs in backround
 On Aug 8, 2014 8:19 AM, "Charles Robertson" <charles.robertson@gmail.com>

> Hi all,
> I'm currently running my agent by ssh'ing in to the box and executing the
> flume-ng agent command.
> This seems to have two effects (but please correct me if I have this
> wrong):
> 1. It seems to run in the context of the ssh session, so if the connection
> dies (from what I can understand from the logs) the agent shuts down. It
> also means that session never returns to the command prompt.
> 2. It executes as the user I'm logged in as (which isn't the flume user.)
> So, my questions are:
> How can I run my agent in the background, without necessarily having to be
> logged in? Also, how do I make it run as a specified user? (Although this
> might be covered by the answer to the first.)
> Thanks,
> Charles

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