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From "Bremser, Kurt (AMOS Austria GmbH)" <Kurt.Brem...@allianz.at>
Subject AW: [users@httpd] Is it possible to install apache server with non-root user [wd-vc]
Date Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:49:07 GMT
Since httpd requires root privilege to bind to port 80, it needs to be run by the superuser,
so from a security POV it should NOT be installed by another userid.
You also need root privilege on many UNIXen to run the child processes under a different userid,
if such is specified in the User directive of the configuration file.

Kurt Bremser
AMOS Austria

Newton was wrong. There is no gravity. The Earth sucks.
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Von: VELIDANDI, RAMAKRISHNA [RAMAKRISHNA.VELIDANDI@unilever.com]
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 29. Oktober 2015 09:55
An: users@httpd.apache.org
Betreff: [users@httpd] Is it possible to install apache server with non-root user [wd-vc]

Hi Team,

Is it possible to install apache server with non-root user ?
If yes, What are the groups required for non-root user ?

Please share the info in  detail.


Thanks & Regards
Ram
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AMOS Austria GmbH 
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