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From Rainer Sokoll <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Different users for different vhosts
Date Thu, 22 Jun 2006 20:56:50 GMT
On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 10:26:45PM +0200, Florian Lindner wrote:
> Hello,
> is it possible to assign each vhost a own process (or a process pool) with a 
> distinct user? So that a apache process can not abused (with PHP for example) 
> for accessing other users data?

I don't think so.

> If not, why not?

~ >man fork
     fork, fork1, forkall - create a new process
     The fork(), fork1(), and forkall() functions  create  a  new
     process.  The  address  space of the new process (child pro-
     cess) is an exact copy of the address space of  the  calling
     process  (parent  process).  The  child process inherits the
     following attributes from the parent process:

       o  real user ID, real group ID, effective user ID,  effec-
          tive group ID


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