Is it possible to monitor a users session-bus as root...?

Nestler, Roger - IS Roger.Nestler at
Tue Aug 17 13:36:45 PDT 2010

Hi All,

I've been searching for an answer to this and have found various things that are related... but what I want to do is to attach to a users dbus session bus as root... so far from other posts I'v found that I can export the users DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS env variable and then in the program set uid to the target user....this all works fine...however what I have is a monitoring application... I dont want the user to be able to kill this application... which they are able to do when i set uid to that user....

Is it possible to monitor a users session-bus as root...?



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