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From Nico Erfurth <>
Subject Re: User process ownership
Date Wed, 04 Sep 2002 10:09:08 GMT
John Stauffacher wrote:
> All,
> I've run into an interesting problem which I can't seem to figure out.
> Here it is: I have created a web form/perl script that sets up a users
> vacation file and .forward for them. Which works. The only problem is, I
> cannot write to their home directory (because Apache does not have
> rights to). The users *ARE* being authenticated via LDAP -- is there any
> way I can spawn a process with the ownership of the user to write to
> their directories within mod perl?

The best way is to write in a temp-file and run a cronjob every 5 
minutes or so.


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