On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, Tomas Telensky wrote:
> But, what I should say to the network security, is that AFAIK in the most
> of linux distributions the standard daemons (httpd, sendmail) are run as
> root! Having multi-user system or not! Why? For only listening to a port
> <1024? Is there any elegant solution?
httpd as root ? that's what i call a clueless network admin.
sendmail has an OBSOLETE design. Use a good MTA like qmail. Exim or
smail are ok, but they're still "sendmailish".
"The question of whether computers can think is just like the question of
whether submarines can swim." -- Edsger W. Dijkstra
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