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The Apache HTTP Server Reference Manual
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3.73  Apache Module mod_suexec



Description:

Allows CGI scripts to run as a specified user and Group

Status:

Extension

Module Identifier:

suexec_module

Source File:

mod_suexec.c

Compatibility:

Available in Apache 2.0 and later



Summary

This module, in combination with the suexec support program allows CGI scripts to run as a specified user and Group.

Directives:

SuexecUserGroup

See also:

SuexecUserGroup Directive

Description:

User and group for CGI programs to run as

Syntax:

SuexecUserGroup User Group

Context:

server config, virtual host

Status:

Extension

Module:

mod_suexec

Compatibility:

SuexecUserGroup is only available in 2.0 and later.

The SuexecUserGroup directive allows you to specify a user and group for CGI programs to run as. Non-CGI requests are still processed with the user specified in the User directive. This directive replaces the Apache 1.3 configuration of using the User and Group directives inside VirtualHosts.

Example

SuexecUserGroup nobody nogroup

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