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Old 03-07-2005, 04:25 PM   #1
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apache User directive

I was just wondering, when I create a new group and user for the Apache User directive, what is a common name. Should I just call them both apache ?
Old 03-07-2005, 04:34 PM   #2
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I tend to use apache. Some distros just use nobody.
Old 03-07-2005, 04:42 PM   #3
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Yes, that's what my default httpd.conf file has in it, but in the Apache documentation it is said:

"Some admins use user nobody, but this is not always desirable, since the nobody user can have other uses on the system."

So I thought I'd better change this.


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