alexus at gmail.com
Tue May 19 19:18:50 UTC 2009
On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Mehul Ved <mehul.n.ved at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 11:14 PM, alexus <alexus at gmail.com> wrote:
>> i start it as a root, but it switchs to non-root
>> nobody 52346 0.0 0.1 11820 4208 ?? SsJ Sun06PM 0:00.66
>> proftpd: (accepting connections) (proftpd)
> Check the value for 'user' in proftpd.conf. It will be nobody. Change
> it to root.
> Dyslexics have more fnu. - http://kingsly.net/tmp/fortune.php/1242364116
wouldn't it sort of make it more risky in terms of security to run
ftpd as root vs nobody?
in general daemon do not run as root and thats for a reason..
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