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Re: exploring debian's users and groups

On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 11:01:29PM +0200, Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 09:13:01PM +0200, Radovan Garabik wrote:
> > somebody might want to start apache as non-root for security reasons
> > (I do). Logfiles owned by www-data come handy in this case.
> How do you make it bind to port 80 then?

if you're not using an enhanced kernel (LIDS, pseudo-acl's, RSBAC,
etc) and only need ipv4 sockets you might look into the 'authbind'
package.  minimal extra setup, other than needing to edit the init.d
script of the program in question, and it does the job quite nicely.


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