ipfw as a non-root user

Aled Morris aledm at qix.co.uk
Wed Jun 18 13:45:06 BST 2003


On Wed, 18 Jun 2003, Matt Whiteley wrote:

>All,
>
>Hi. I want to be able to run ipfw as a non-root user. Is this possible ?
>
>
>Alternatively, I'm actually trying to execute ipfw commands from php
>running under Apache. Is there another solution available that allows me
>to do this without running Apache as root ?


chmod u+s /sbin/ipfw

Seems there might be some risks involved, but if you are trying to make a
clone of Firewall-1's GUI then good luck!

Aled
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