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Run commands in restricted environments

Chrootuid makes it easy to run a network service at low privilege level and with restricted file system access. The daemons have access only to their own directory tree, and run under a low-privileged userid.

In the past it has been used to run the gopher and www (world-wide web) network. It can be used nowadays also for proxy servers. The arrangement greatly reduces the impact of possible loopholes in network software.

Tags: System Administration: User Management, User Interface: Daemon, Networking: network::server, role::program

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 1.3-6 10.3 kB76.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 1.3-6+b2 9.8 kB33.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 1.3-6+b2 9.7 kB33.0 kB [list of files]
armel 1.3-6+b2 9.7 kB28.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 1.3-6+b2 9.6 kB28.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 1.3-6 9.8 kB61.0 kB [list of files]
i386 1.3-6+b2 10.0 kB28.0 kB [list of files]
ia64 (unofficial port) 1.3-6 10.1 kB32.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 1.3-6 9.6 kB56.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 1.3-6+b2 9.9 kB31.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 1.3-6+b2 9.8 kB29.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 1.3-6+b1 9.7 kB30.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 1.3-6+b2 9.9 kB89.0 kB [list of files]
riscv64 (unofficial port) 1.3-6 9.3 kB32.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 1.3-6+b2 9.8 kB33.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 1.3-6 10.0 kB76.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 1.3-6 10.0 kB76.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 1.3-6 10.0 kB57.0 kB [list of files]