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From "Krist van Besien" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to start Apache automatically with certificate?
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2008 06:48:34 GMT
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 08:05, Joseph S D Yao <> wrote:

> Even if 'httpd' is still running as root when reading the cert, and so
> able to use it, it is still a bad idea to have it OWNED by root - you
> still have to have super-user powers to maintain it.  Bad, bad, bad,
> bad, bad.

You need super user powers to maintain a webserver anyway.
Doesn't mean you need to become root. You can use sudo. And putting in
place a key is something you're not going to do often anyway.


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