Re: allowing ordinary users to open privileged ports
From: Reg Quinton (reggers_at_ist.uwaterloo.ca)
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 10:03:04 -0400
> Has anyone in the list successfully tried allowing ordinary
>users to open privileged (< 1024) ports?
I've lost track of the application requirements so this may be off base....
Any application run out of /etc/inetd.conf can be configured to serve a
privileged port and run as an unprivileged user. e.g.,
finger stream tcp6 nowait nobody /usr/sbin/in.fingerd
If this fits it's the simple solution.