[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] Snort UID / GID

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 11:46:30 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 10:40 AM, Hugo Doria <hugodoria at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thus this way snort can work out of the box with less privileges.
> Anyone who wants can put snort to run with another user.
> And, in any case, this email was just a question.

I don't see why people have such an issue with creating UIDs/GIDs out
of the box. I don't have a problem with it, as long as we don't do it
on every flippin package under the sun. Is it possible to use 'nobody'
for snort, or is there a security risk there too?

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