[Web-SIG] A query for hosting providers
remi at cherrypy.org
Tue Mar 29 15:09:01 CEST 2005
>>This allows us to use the trick described on this page:
>>http://www.cherrypy.org/wiki/BehindApache (look for "autostart.cgi") to
>>have Apache restart the server automatically if it ever goes down.
> A main disadvantage of using apache to start the HTTP server is
> process UID. The HTTP server will be started under the UID of the
> webserver. 'suid' is a security risk as it requires apache to be run
> as root.
Our Apache servers run as nobody and we use SuExec so the other HTTP
servers get started as the customer they belongs to.
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