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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] running a virtual server under a different user
Date Wed, 27 Sep 2006 18:03:09 GMT
On 9/27/06, Chris Cheshire <> wrote:

> Is there any way to do this? I looked through the configuration and
> can't find anything. suexec isn't installed, and doesn't appear to be
> the right option as Subversion runs through the DAV module, not SSI or
> CGI.
> Or do I need to create a separate config, have it listen on a
> different port with a different user/group at bootup start another
> instance of httpd using the new config file?

Yes, you need to use a separate instance of httpd to run under a
separate userid.  If necessary, you can use ProxyPass/ProxyPassReverse
to bring the separate instance into the same namespace as the main


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