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From "Ron Lee" <ronber...@googlemail.com>
Subject [users@httpd] Running httpd as root on a Linux machine
Date Mon, 06 Aug 2007 10:21:27 GMT
Hi all,

I want to perform remote network configuration on a Linux machine via
web interface. I thought that I can use PHP for this purpose. When I
click on a certain button, I want certain configuration scripts
executed on the Linux machine. So far that works fine.

The problem I have is that my configuration scripts need root
privilege to run but the httpd deamon runs as "apache user". Is it
possible to run httpd as root? I know that this is a big security risk
but I still want to do this to meet my project requirements.

Thanks for any help!!

Ron

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