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From Aman Raheja <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Running scripts as different users
Date Tue, 28 Sep 2004 13:17:01 GMT
You can also do this
If you don't mind these users to be in the apache group and let the 
group have execute permission on the scripts - depends on your security 
policies but is indeed an option.

Aman Raheja

Ben Gill wrote:

> Hi,
> I have 2 applications (PHP) running under my apache 2 server 
> (httpd.2.0.50) server and it runs as user apache.
> My htdocs area looks like this:
> htdocs/appA
> htdocs/appB
> Currently appA and appB are owned by apache.
> I would like appA to run as userA and appB to run as user appB.
> I would like the applications to both be accesible via port 80.
> Is Suexec my only solution here?
> I got the impression (from reading a lot of posts) that in Apache 1.x 
> you used to be able to do this using VirtualHost tag.  But I tried 
> using SuexecUserGroup inside this tag and this did not work either 
> (maybe because I did not explicitly compile apache with Suexec support?)
> Any help would be appreciated....

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