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From Melanie Pfefer <melanie_pfe...@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] apache as non-root
Date Tue, 06 Nov 2007 15:07:12 GMT
thanks. But any workaround?
thanks.
--- Tony Stevenson <tony@pc-tony.com> wrote:

> 
> Melanie Pfefer wrote:
> > hi
> > 
> > I modified user in httpd.conf but as long as the
> port
> > number is 80, only root can start apache.
> subsequent
> > process will be run as non-root.
> 
> This is expected behaviour.
> 
> > 
> > any idea how to allow this user to start apache?
> 
> To start Apache on port 80, you need root level
> access as these are 
> privilged ports.
> 
> You can user another account, but the port has to be
> > 1024.
> 
> 
> Tony
> 



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