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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] "Permissions on Cross-Process Lock" Error
Date Sat, 29 Mar 2003 23:14:06 GMT

On Sat, 29 Mar 2003, Daniel Lawhead wrote:
> Now it works, thanks! Just one thing, I told it to run under account "daniel"
> (my user account). It should have some pretty restrictive previlidges. Might
> it be better if I make an "apache" or "httpd" account for Apache to run as?

Yes.  If you let it run as "daniel", then if anyone breaks in through, for
example, a bad cgi script, they will have access to all your files, etc.
It is better to create a new user that doesn't have any rights to anything


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