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From "tanmaya Anand" <tanm...@techie.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Reg Apache Configuration
Date Mon, 28 Apr 2003 08:33:59 GMT
hi Nikunj, 

Thanks for your reply. I'm using perl for creating these web pages. Kindly send me detailed
explanation of what is to be done or what scripts are to be written, as i'm new to both apache
& unix environment.

Regards,
Tanmaya

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nikunj Virani" <nikunj@netsurf.co.in>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 13:01:50 +0530
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Reg Apache Configuration 

> Yes. SetUID Scripts are one of the best solutions for your problems. I have
> worked with many linux based control panels before and have used setUID perl
> scrips for the purpose. For security reasons you must make sure that there
> is only a controlled access to your servers. BTW which scripting language
> are you using for creating webpages ?
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Nikunj Virani
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "tanmaya Anand" <tanmaya@techie.com>
> To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
> Sent: Sunday, April 27, 2003 10:57 AM
> Subject: [users@httpd] Reg Apache Configuration
> 
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have to create a web interface for controlling/administering Linux,
> using apache as web server. For Example, There is a web page which allows
> you to enter you DNS server(s), then, as soon as the user clicks the submit
> button, the modified information should be written to /etc/resolv.conf &
> "service  named restart" command should be executed.
> >
> > I'm able to write the information to resolv.conf, but i'm unable to
> execute the command. In my view, this is some permissions problem( as apache
> is
> > running under user "nobody", with minimum privileges), but I'm unable to
> rectify that.
> >
> > I'm a new to apache.
> >
> > Also kindly tell me the optimum configuration to just give above kind of
> access from just one directory & keep the rest very restricted.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Tanmay
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