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From Joseph S D Yao <j...@tux.org>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to start Apache automatically with certificate?
Date Thu, 04 Sep 2008 20:21:30 GMT
On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 12:33:20PM -0500, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Joseph S D Yao wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 03:55:33PM +0100, Tom Evans wrote:
> > ...
> >> They've also suggested that their conf files be owned by root, and only
> >> readable by the apache user, which you also disagree with.
> > ...
> > 
> > Nobody has come up with a good argument for this, or a refutation of my
> > argument against it.
> 
> The refutation is that in order to bind to port 80, have access to keys,
> etc, httpd must start as root.  If the conf files are owned by an "wwwadmin"
> role user, that's fine, it's one degree removed from root.  ...


Which is all I've been saying.  Thanks for finally agreeing.


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