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From "Martin Ouimet" <>
Subject RE: Webdav
Date Thu, 12 Dec 2002 20:32:30 GMT

this is impossible because im sharing all my user's home directory via webdav.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bennett, Tony - CNF []
Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 11:48 AM
To: ''
Subject: RE: Webdav

You don't have to run Apache 2.0 as root
in order to provide webdav capability...
...If you are running as user 'nobody',
just ensure that the directory tree that
is dav enabled is owned by user 'nobody'.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Ouimet [] 
> Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 8:11 AM
> To: Apache dev mailing list (E-mail)
> Subject: Webdav
> Hi folks,
> 	I'm an network administrator using webdav to share 
> users folder and im running it as root since user need to 
> create, move, copy, delete files.  I was wondering first is 
> there a patch or any hack to lower down priviledge because I 
> dislike my server having apache 2.0 running as root.  If it 
> doesnt seem to exists i'll code one.  So the question is, if 
> I start a patch to lower down down webdav privilege will I 
> loose my time?
> Martin Ouimet

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