Re: allowing ordinary users to open privileged ports

From: Jason (security_at_brvenik.com)
Date: 09/04/04

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    Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2004 10:05:44 -0400
    To: rrepasa@ekonek.com
    
    

    google is your friend

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&safe=off&q=change+privileged+port+range+solaris&spell=1

    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
    > instead.
    >
    > 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.
    >
    > Randy
    >
    >


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