[arch-dev-public] Snort UID / GID

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 05:33:22 EDT 2008

2008/7/17 Hugo Doria <hugodoria at gmail.com>:
> I've updated the snort package. The package is now working well, but I
> have a question:
> I am creating a snort user and group during the package installation.
> Should we reserve a UID / GID to it? I think this is important because
> snort should run with fewer privileges since it can monitor the
> network, integrate itself with iptables and so on.

For info how to do user/group creation/deletion
- see lighttpd (or some other package that is listed in that table).
And be sure to add UID/GID to

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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