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Re: Run as NON-ROOT

From: Don Armstrong
Subject: Re: Run as NON-ROOT
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 09:21:16 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Fri, 26 Jun 2009, Steve wrote:
> Is it possible to get the milter to start as a non-root user or drop
> to a non root user? Does it provide for this?

Yes, and the Debian and Ubuntu packages do this by default if you have
a version later than 0.3.1-3.

See the RUNAS option in the init script.

Don Armstrong

After the first battle of Sto Lat, I formulated a policy which has
stood me in good stead in other battles. It is this: if an enemy has
an impregnable stronghold, see he stays there.
 -- Terry Pratchett _Jingo_ p265    

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