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Re: Question about writing systemd unit for old package

On Wed, May 19, 2021 at 8:51 AM Richard Hector wrote:

> Does that not depend on whether it does anything before dropping
> privileges? For example, a webserver can bind to low ports before
> dropping privilege. I imagine if the systemd service unit specified
> running as (eg) www-data, that wouldn't work.

I don't know the details, but I think systemd can open the ports and
transparently pass them to the unprivileged process when it is spawned
without any data loss, in a similar way to the inetd stuff used to




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