[erlang-questions] Priviliged ports and effective UID

mats cronqvist <>
Fri Oct 24 00:42:04 CEST 2008


"Kevin" <> writes:

> Hello, I can't find an answer to this anywhere.  In erlang how does
> one deal with the problem of starting erlang as root, binding to a
> privileged port, and then change the effective user id to something
> other than root.

  afaik, the same way you deal with it in all other contexts; port
forwarding in iptables.

  mats



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