web based configuration as root or equivalent

Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. kdk at daleco.biz
Thu Feb 26 14:28:18 PST 2004

Bjorn Eikeland wrote:

> I'm wanting to make a web based configuration tool for my wireless 
> routers
> (setting up freebsd boxes to make a outdoor wlan) - ofcourse I can use 
> ssh
> and webmin, but the configuration should be made even easier for less
> technical users.
> I've read the how to use Webmin with apache, didnt quite folllow the
> procedure, but bear with me..
> chown scripts to root (chown -R root:root /var/www/cp)
> chmod w/suid (chmod -R 755 /var/www/cp)
> add -U flag to perl line, what does this do? is there a php knob like 
> this?

What is the "perl line"....?  What does it do?  PHP can certainly
do chmod and chown ....

> chown the scripts back to www (chown -R www:www /var/www/cp)
> chmod rwx to www (chmod -R 700 /var/www/cp)
> or am I stuck with compiling apache with D_BIG_SECURITY_HOLE?
> thanks,
> Bjorn

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