My goal is to manage the startup of a number of applications with an application executed by a user with elevated permissions.
The plan is to have the startup manager (a node.js script using
cd to the home dir of the app user &
su <app user> and then execute the startup as
My foremost concern is security. For instance, could the
exit back to startup manager user?
Are there any other concerns worth considering or caution to take with this approach?