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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache's suexec?
Date Thu, 27 Apr 2006 16:12:19 GMT
On 4/27/06, Georgy Goshin <> wrote:
> Hello!
> I have a many name based virtual hosts, is it possible to make that all php
> and cgi's script and apache process itself was under specific (virtual site
> owners's) user ID and group ID - apache?

No.  At least not without a config that involves a front-end apache
dispatching requests (via ProxyPass) to a separate back-end server for
each vhost.

You can easily have cgi scripts (and php if it is running as a cgi)
running under different ids using suexec.  But php as a module and
other request processing will run under the User/Group specified in

(Some new mpms like perchild and metux have been proposed to solve
this problem.  But I don't think they ever got to a really usable


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