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From Joseph S D Yao <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to start Apache automatically with certificate?
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2008 16:43:53 GMT
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 08:48:34AM +0200, Krist van Besien wrote:
> You need super user powers to maintain a webserver anyway.

Why?  I do 'su - apache' sometimes.  On other systems I have stuff
group-writable.  Depends on what the owner wants.

> Doesn't mean you need to become root. You can use sudo. ...

Sudo makes you root, unless it's sudo -u apache or something.

> 							. And putting in
> place a key is something you're not going to do often anyway.

On any given system, true.  OTOH, on some systems I have all the server
configurations for all the individual physical and virtual machine Web
servers on one NAS box, and if they did HTTPS more ... again, what the
owner wants.

** Joe Yao - Joseph S. D. Yao

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