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Re: Running MRTG as a non-root user - thoughts?

Michael-John Turner <mj@turner.org.za> wrote:
> Anyone got any thoughts on this? I don't want to go through the whole
> process of switching to a non-root user if it isn't really necessary.

You've got this backwards.  This process should only be avoided if root
privilege is really necessary for MRTG.  Personally I would put MRTG in
the high risk category since it accepts input from remote hosts.
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