suexec - Execute a command as any registered user account
The suexec command can only be invoked by the magic user Gerrit Code Review and permits executing any other command as any other registered user account.
Email address of the user you want to impersonate.
Hostname and port of the machine you want to impersonate the command coming from.
Gerrit command you want to run.
Caller must be the magic user Gerrit Code Review using the SSH daemon’s host key or a key on this daemon’s peer host key ring.
This command is intended to be used in scripts.
Approve the change with commit c0ff33 as "Verified +1" as user email@example.com
$ sudo -u gerrit ssh -p 29418 \ -i site_path/etc/ssh_host_rsa_key \ "Gerrit Code Review@localhost" \ suexec \ --as firstname.lastname@example.org \ -- \ gerrit approve --verified +1 c0ff33
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