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Re: [suse-security] apache under inetd/tcpd: it's dead, isn't it?
  • From: Richard P.Scott <suse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2002 23:34:41 +0000
  • Message-id: <c7f65ukmficigpg86dc4k3iq9bkd4k9ibq@xxxxxxx>
On Sat, 26 Jan 2002 12:44:14 -0800, m3047@xxxxxxxx (Fred Morris) wrote:

>Not looking for a list of reasons why this isn't a good idea, just simply:
>is anybody out there successfully running apache httpd 1.3.12 or later
>under SuSE linux 6.4 or later inetd/tcdp?
>Being a troglodyte, I had to try it; I couldn't get it to work (nobody home
>on port 80), and didn't spot anything in various logs. The things I set
> ServerType inetd
> httpd stream tcp nowait root <path to tcpd>
> (continued line) <path to apache> -f <path to httpd.conf>
> (continued line) <standard modules>
> (I also tried wwwrun instead of user root, and without tcpd.)

If you use 'httpd' in /etc/inetd.conf, check that you have a matching port
definition in /etc/services.

Also (checking for the "d'oh" factor) inetd has had a chance to re-read the
config file, hasn't it?

Richard P. Scott, Lincoln, England.

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