How to check if User is admin from a Java Application

This post is about summarizing different ways to check if user is admin in Java

Use system calls to check if user is admin

A Java application can call system command through the class Runnable

You can see this post about ways to know if from command line.

The code to execute a command from a Java application:


You will need to make some adjustments depending on operating system.

Use isElevationNeeded from PriviledgeRunner class

Method isElevationNeeded from PriviledgeRunner class in IzPack uses this method.

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