MirOS Manual: suexec(8)

SUEXEC(8)                BSD System Manager's Manual                 SUEXEC(8)

NAME

     suexec - switch user for Apache CGI execution

SYNOPSIS

     suexec -V

DESCRIPTION

     suexec is the "wrapper" support program for the suexec behaviour for the
     Apache httpd(8) server. It is run from within the server automatically to
     switch the user when an external program has to be run under a different
     user.

     The options are as follows:

     -V      Display the list of compile-time settings used when suexec was
             built. No other action is taken.

     Because this program is only used internally by httpd(8), there are no
     other ways to directly invoke suexec.

     In order to work correctly, the suexec binary should be owned by "root"
     and have the SETUID execution bit set. OpenBSD currently does not install
     suexec with the SETUID bit set, so a change of file mode is necessary to
     enable it:

           # chmod u+s /usr/sbin/suexec

SEE ALSO

     httpd(8)

     Apache suEXEC Support: /var/www/htdocs/manual/suexec.html

MirOS BSD #10-current           March 19, 2008                               1

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