Why "user" directive is not effective for master process?

Cliff Wells cliff at develix.com
Thu Dec 16 08:33:11 MSK 2010

On Thu, 2010-12-16 at 06:26 +0300, Maxim Dounin wrote:

> If you want master to be non-root you are free to start it as 
> normal user.  Though you may need some OS tuning to allow it to bind 
> to privileged ports in this case (not sure if Linux will be able 
> to do this securely).

setcap 'cap_net_bind_service=+ep' /usr/bin/nginx


Only works on kernels >= 2.6.24


Cliff Wells <cliff at develix.com>

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