Re: allowing ordinary users to open privileged ports
From: Jason (security_at_brvenik.com)
Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2004 10:05:44 -0400 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
google is your friend
I have never tried setting it lower but I know setting it higher works.
randy calma repasa wrote:
> Hello all,
> Has anyone in the list successfully tried allowing ordinary
> users to open privileged (< 1024) ports? We have a solaris 8 on sparc
> machine running an (java) application that normally uses ports > 1024;
> however a client requested the application to use privileged ports
> This resulted in the application failing to start as the port
> that the application was trying to bind to was < 1024. I've looked for
> methods/workarounds to allow this but have so far come up empty.
> I would appreciate any experiences or links that the list could
> point me to.
> Thank you very much and best regards.