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Old 09-01-2004, 03:22 AM   #1
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How to run php as root user ???

I want to create a linux user programatically through php.
For that i need to run my httpd or apache process with root user previlages. Can any one tell me how can i accomplish this task?
Old 09-01-2004, 04:56 AM   #2
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A better way would be to simply run the adduser command as root and then revoke your root status once that command completes. Running apache as root is a bad idea and I think might even be hardcoded as not possible. Look into sudo and su -c.
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there must be a pam for php which helps you provide the root password and execute
some commands in root mode. may be you should try that.


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